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The glacier surface

The Highway

March 11th 2007
Morning. Breakfast. We happen to eat it at Franz-Joseph glacier village, because yesterday evening we watched the sunset on Mt. Cook and the equally impressive Mt. Tasman, from the near-by lake Matheson. As both Tomer and I walked on the glaciers already and Maayan wasn't interested (surprisingly enough, not such an interesting experience altogether, too long for just a little bit of walking on ic ... 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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