Glaciers Travel Articles

 
Into the West – Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand
Into the West – Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand Dawn at Franz Joseph Glacier. As daylight seeps into the sky I lie awake listening to the wind rattle the flax bushes growing outside my room. Through the window I can see a placid moon hanging low on the western horizon; a few of the brightest stars linger as the day is born on the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island.