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NZ 2016 – Day 3 - Christchurch to Franz Josef – Arthur's Pas

NZ 2016 – Day 3 - Christchurch to Franz Josef – Arthur's Pass to Franz Josef

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Otira Highway

We all piled back into the bus made our way to Hokitika.

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Hokitika

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The Jade Capital of New Zealand, I didn't go into a jade shop, but I did wander around the town including:

  • Beach (lunch spot)

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  • Department of Conservation

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  • Around town

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Haast Highway

We continued along the Haast highway and headed towards Franz Josef Glacier

  • Harihari

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  • Whataroa

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  • Lake Mapourika

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Maps

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Posted by Shona Travels 00:23 Archived in New Zealand Tagged landscapes mountains lakes beaches bridges buildings people trees street shopping river bridge garden new_zealand

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