After years of waiting, we finally made it to this grand sea cave!
We raced the sun to this scenic lighthouse!
Loads of waterfalls in this Forest Park! Photography-centric post with many great waterfall pictures!
We had to stop in Qtown for logistics–then we stayed longer than planned!
Rugged coastline and unique animals.
NZ’s Backcountry huts are utilized extensively on the TA. Read about it!
The popular Greenstone track and hut, beautifully different than the other TA huts!
A very gentle section of dramatic views and LotR filming locations!
We took a short rest day in Te Anau!
The first set of mountains on the TA!
Bluff got a makeover!
This difficult, demoralizing day gets its own blog post
The rest of our time on Stewart Island. We saw a kiwi!
Our journey to the south South Island, Rakiura/Stewart Island
A quick look at the South Coast, west of Invercargill.
Short stopover between Te Anau and the south coast
The first forest section of the trail, we encountered some pretty impressive challenges!
Our first few days on Te Araroa: Trail life takes some adjustments!
Reflecting as we start on NZ’s long trail
Our second multi-day tramp, the Milford Track turns out to be much different than the Kepler!