Monthly Archives: August 2019
The giant Te Pake sand dunes are a 10-minute drive from the Cape Ring lighthouse, the northernmost point of the North Island and New Zealand as a whole. Last time, on the way back home, I was so carried away by the winding serpentine road that we passed the lapel on the sand without blinking an eye! Vacation, and the summer of the 15th, we spent most of the time first on the South island, and then on local beaches near the house, so that the traditional trip to the North we somehow postponed by ourselves until the best case! Continue reading
Summer in San Francisco is the perfect time for a day trip within a few hours ‘ drive of San Francisco. The SFGate website has compiled a list of 20 travel options with tips on local entertainment and tips on how to avoid popular tourist routes and see original places. We also offer an approximate travel time from San Francisco (from the point that Google Maps gives you when you enter the “San Francisco” query) to your destinations. The specified time does not take into account possible traffic congestion. Continue reading
Franz Josef glacier (New Zealand) – description, history, location. Exact address, phone number, website. Tourist reviews, photos and videos.
Every year, the Franz Josef glacier is visited by more than 250 thousand tourists. What is it so famous for, and what interesting things can be seen in this place? The Franz Josef glacier is located in the Westland national Park, which belongs to the Te Wahipunamu region. By the way, this area is sacred to the local population-Maori. It is also a UNESCO heritage site.
The Franz Josef glacier is the fastest glacier in the world. During the day, the ice passes a decent distance, about 2 m per hour. Continue reading