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Our first big hike in the high mountains of New Zealand


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We head up the Hooker Valley Track in the mist past hanging glaciers


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An iceberg floating (maybe?) down the lake


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Raging rivers


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The first swing bridge


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Laura and Jim cross the bridge


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Roz is glad there is a fence to keep her on the trail


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The second swing bridge


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Jim and Laura on that bridge


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Roz makes it across


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The river raging again. It rained very heavily on the way back.


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Sir Edmund Hilary looking at Mt Cook


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It cleared up around dinner time


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Mt Cook from the lawn of the Hermitage after dinner


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While Jim went hiking


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Wild lupine behind our rooms.