From Sunny Coastlines to Rainy Glaciers November 13th 2006 Me again!
Just arrived at Franz Joseph where some of the worlds most spectacular glaciers lie. We had a tour booked for this morning but unfortunately the weather was too bad to hike the glaciers. It's rainy really badly here and has been since last night but that didn't stop us doing up a big tasty BBQ last night!
After our few days in Nelson we travelled down to some place beginning with P t ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Franz Josef The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more