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Queenstown and Milford Sound

October 11th 2016
Queenstown and Milford Sound and Fjordland: One of the side trips we had wanted to do was a trip to fjordlands on the west coast, a rugged coastline which looks as if it was lifted from Norway and dropped down on the bottom of the world. We drove through beautiful agricultural land, heavily populated by sheep and cattle and deer. It took a day to drive the 490 kilometer ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Queenstown

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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