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Franz Josef Glacier

Franz Josef

July 23rd 2015
But if you're making the long drive down the West Coast, Franz Josef or Fox Glacier are reasonable stops to avoid driving all day. The hike to the base of the glacier is nice but heavily trafficked, since it's so easy. The town is quaint but there's not much to do. The Franz Josef Glacier looks incredible but you can't walk right up to it or pay a reasonable fee to walk on it on a tour that pr ... read more
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New Zealand Flag 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
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Tot: 1.812s; Tpl: 0.023s; cc: 14; qc: 49; dbt: 0.0271s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 3; ; mem: 1.4mb