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This was the view I could't take my eyes off!
Doubtful Sounds - Marlborough

February 3rd 2007
After my birthday I took the ferry over to the south Island where I landed in Picton. Just a small town but the gateway to the Queen Charlotte track. A 71km, 3 day hike through the Marlborough 'Doubtful Sounds'. To get to the start of the walk I had to catch a boat out to a place called Ship Cove. Throughout the first day it poored down, although it did add a great erry look about the sounds. The ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Marlborough » Queen Charlotte Sounds

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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