We had to stop in Qtown for logistics–then we stayed longer than planned!
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!
This difficult, demoralizing day gets its own blog post
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