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Christchurch to Greymouth via Arthur's Pass on the Tranzalpine 20170413_155845_EDIT

Christchurch to Greymouth via Arthur's Pass on the Tranzalpine

April 14th 2017
Today we were to travel by train from the East Coast to the West Coast. The Tranzalpine boasts one of the most scenic rail trips in the world. Unfortunately, that doesn't really hold up when a former cyclone arrives with rain. While we did get to see some beautiful country with the fall season just underway, the weather was not ideal. The observation car was a bit cold and we did get wet (again). ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Arthur's Pass 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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