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NZ 2016 – Day 3 - Christchurch to Franz Josef – Franz Josef

semi-overcast 12 °C
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Franz Josef Glacier

We continued through the town, across the Waiho River to the car park of the glacier. Unfortunately, the glacier has receded so much, we didn't have time to walk to the face. It's on my list of places to go when I come back to NZ next time.


Franz Josef Glacier Village

There was plenty of time before I had to be back at the hotel for dinner, so I went for a walk

Franz Josef Glacier Village


Fire Station


Our Lady of the Alps Church


St James Historic Church


Waiho River


I headed back to town, had dinner at the hotel and fell into a very comfy bed - I'd stay at the Scenic Franz Josef again!



Posted by Shona Travels 00:35 Archived in New Zealand Tagged landscapes sunsets_and_sunrises mountains bridges churches buildings skylines sky snow river bridge garden new_zealand

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