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Plunging over the Precipice  
   

Plunging over the Precipice

151-metre-high Stirling Falls
The Magic of Milford Sound (and other Fiordland Favourites)

February 25th 2017
After enjoying the scenic delights of both Kaikoura and Akaroa in previous days, Linda and I suffered a bit of a lull in the days following our departure from the Banks Peninsula (Saturday 18thFebruary), as the blue skies of the previous week gave way to grey and the monotonous flat landscape of Canterbury's eastern plains rolled by for hundreds of kilometres. Diverting our attention ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Fiordland National Park

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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