Today is the reason we came to Franz Josef, the Glacier Hike! It was a clear morning and we all heeded to the meeting point to get geared up for the hike. After getting all the essentials we walked down to the Heli Point to wait for our ride. After being safety briefed we jumped onto our helicopter and soared up into the mountains to the Glacier. It's like nothing I've seen before, really special place. We climbed off and met our tour guide Vince. He was a ...
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Another early start to go to Franz Josef, where originally we were only staying for 1 night however we changed that to stay 2 nights instead meaning we would be staying with the group and also doing a Glacier Hike. We arrived after midday and checked into a nice little house for 4 which included a guy from our bus called Greg. Nice chap! The boys all went kayaking which I also was supposed to do but felt really rough so spent the afternoon sleeping as they wen...