FRANZ JOSEF, NEW ZEALAND — We woke up to the sound of whirring engines overhead. The cool way to see Franz Josef Glacier is by helicopter, which drops you on top of the glacier for a guided hike, and apparently the low clouds weren’t keeping anyone away. 684 more words
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After a peaceful night by Gillespies Beach, we awoke to the Southern Alps painted in shades of blue.
Another great glacier to see in this area is Fox Glacier, and we were blessed with a sunny day for our hike, a stark contrast to our hike to Franz Josef Glacier the day before. 138 more words