The Tongoriro Northern Circuit - Day 2: Mangatepopo Hut - Oturere Hut January 11th 2016 Day two of our epic hike dawned and the pitch black sky with cold hard stars shining out were replaced with perfectly clear blue skies. It was freezing cold on the mountain side and we were glad of our hastily purchased thermal layers. We had breakfast in the warm hut and then went out to strike our camp. We had to queue for the long drops as the hut didn't afford any privacy for changing.
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Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Tongariro National Park 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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