Routeburn Track: Part 1
The Routeburn Track, a legendary walk over a high pass: Part 1.
After years of waiting, we finally made it to this grand sea cave!
We raced the sun to this scenic lighthouse!
The Catlins: Waterfalls
Loads of waterfalls in this Forest Park! Photography-centric post with many great waterfall pictures!
Te Araroa: Queenstown Intermission
We had to stop in Qtown for logistics–then we stayed longer than planned!
South Coast East – to Curio Bay
Rugged coastline and unique animals.
Te Araroa: Huts
NZ’s Backcountry huts are utilized extensively on the TA. Read about it!
Te Araroa: Greenstone
The popular Greenstone track and hut, beautifully different than the other TA huts!
Te Araroa: Mavora Walkway
A very gentle section of dramatic views and LotR filming locations!
Te Araroa: Te Anau
We took a short rest day in Te Anau!
Te Araroa: Takitimu Mountains
The first set of mountains on the TA!
Bluff Mural Tour
Bluff got a makeover!
Te Araroa: Mt Linton Station
This difficult, demoralizing day gets its own blog post
The rest of our time on Stewart Island. We saw a kiwi!
The Rakiura Track
Our journey to the south South Island, Rakiura/Stewart Island
The South Coast – West
A quick look at the South Coast, west of Invercargill.
Short stopover between Te Anau and the south coast
Te Araroa: The Longwoods
The first forest section of the trail, we encountered some pretty impressive challenges!
Te Araroa: The First Part
Our first few days on Te Araroa: Trail life takes some adjustments!
Te Araroa: the start
Reflecting as we start on NZ’s long trail