I have a really big decision to make- Milford Sound or Abel Tasman next…or perhaps that walk near Invercargill that I can never remember the name of…is it Humpbridge? Anyways, while browsing for info yesterday, I found an article about the pleasure… Read More

A good lip balm can’t be rated highly enough. The same goes for sunscreen- the sky is closer and the air purer here. Very little tastes better than water running from a clean mountain stream. Sometimes downhill all the way isn’t a… Read More

another entry from my diary… There was almost a party atmosphere in the lodge this morning. We all know that this is it- just 10kms between us and the end. Just 3-4 hours of walking and, aside from leaving camp (and I… Read More

The following is straight from my personal diary…I’ve just deleted most references to people…and the really personal bits 😉 So, yesterday was hard. Today was harder…but the scenery was more expansive, more magnificent, more spectacular, more…insert your own superlative. There were also… Read More

My back hurts, my legs hurt, I can’t feel my feet, but I am now warm and dry- just 30 minutes ago I wasn’t… That’s how I opened my Day 1 Routeburn Track journal entry. I then went on to write: Where… Read More