DISCLOSURE: THIS POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS, MEANING I GET A COMMISSION IF YOU DECIDE TO MAKE A PURCHASE THROUGH MY LINKS, AT NO COST TO YOU – The day Couldn't come soon enough where I was ready to go and leave Sydney Behind and live a Purpose / Live a Dream!!! But first was the 42hr door to door Transit from Sydney to my Hotel in Chamonix... It all started with a 6hr stop over in Hong Kong - So I go and clear customs and take the fast train to Kowloon for a "Bite to eat"
Mount Kosciuszko - It was named by the Polish explorer Paul Edmund Strzelecki in 1840, in honour of the Polish national hero, General Tadeusz Kościuszko, because of its perceived resemblance to the Kościuszko Mound in Kraków Mount Kosciuszko summit Highest point *Elevation 2,228 m (7,310 ft) *Prominence 2,228 m (7,310 ft) *Isolation 1,894.26 km (1,177.04 mi) Listing: Seven Summits Country's highest point Coordinates 36°27′27″S 148°15′44″E Main Range, Great Dividing Range Topo
National Park Village - Coordinates: 39°10′25″S 175°23′50″ E Country: New Zealand Region: Manawatu-Wanganui Region Territorial authority: Ruapehu District Named for Proximity to Tongariro National Park Population: 200 The village has great views of Mt Tongariro, Mt Ngauruhoe (Mt Doom in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy), and Mt Ruapehu. National Park is a small town on the North Island of New Zealand in the Central Plateau. Also known as the National Park Village, it is the
Mont Blanc Aiguille Du Midi - Mont Blanc or Monte Bianco, meaning "White Mountain", is the highest mountain in the Alps and the highest in Europe west of the Russian Caucasus peaks. It rises 4,808m above sea level and is ranked 11th in the world in topographic documentation. First ascent: 8 August 1786 Parent peak: Mount Everest Mountain range: Alps, Graian Alps First ascenders: Jacques Balmat, Michel-Gabriel Paccard #Did you know: The height of Mont Blanc varies from every y
Lake Tekapo - Coordinates: 44°00′S 170°29′ ECoordinates: 44°00′S 170°29′E Country: New Zealand Regional Council: Canterbury District: Mackenzie District Council Lake Tekapo is a small town located at the southern end of the lake, being one of only five settlements in the sparsely populated Mackenzie Basin. SH 8 runs directly through the township of Lake Tekapo - 227 km from Christchurch and 256 km from Queenstown. Daily shuttle services link Lake Tekapo to Christchurch and Qu
Fox Glacier / Te Moeka o Tuawe - is a 13-kilometre-long (8.1 mi) temperate marine glacier located in Westland Tai Poutini National Park on the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island. It was named in 1872 after a visit by then Prime Minister of New Zealand Sir William Fox. Following the passage of the Ngai Tahu Claims Settlement Act 1998, the name of the glacier was officially changed to Fox Glacier / Te Moeka o Tuawe. Coordinates: 43°27′52″S 170°1′4″E Country: New Zealand R