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!
Our journey to the south South Island, Rakiura/Stewart Island
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!