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FRANZ JOSEF

LOOKS SMALL FROM HERE BUT WAS GIGANTIC CLOSE UP
FRANZ JOSEF GLACIER

February 28th 2007
TRAVELLED DOWN COAST FROM HOKITIKA TO VISIT THE GLACIAL REGION. THE FIRST WAS FRANZ JOSEF A MASSIVE GLACIER STREACHING INTO THE MOUNTAIN. WENT FOR A FULL DAY GUIDED WALK ON IT, WAS AMAZING TO SEE. WE ALL HAD TO WEAR CRAMPONS AND WALK A SPECIAL ROUTE CUT OUT BY OUR GUIDE. ONE WRONG MOVE COULD OF SEEN US HURTLE DOWN ONE OF THE MANY DEEP CRAVESSES. ... read more
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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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