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Invercargill to Bluff Peninsular

Hiking Days Remaining: 1
Remaining Distance: 13km
Distance Covered: 3288km
Total Traverse Hiking Days: 147

Oreti River Bridge was the starting point of my second last day of the trail. I couldn’t believe it when Gordon told me this morning that in twenty-four hours time I’d be at Bluff! Read more

The Last Quarter

Departing Lake Tekapo for Twizel

Kenyon called me early this morning from his lake front cabin in Lake Tekapo. He mentioned that his hike over Two Thumb Range from Mesopotamia was another one of the highlights of his traverse to date. Views of Mt. Cook, snow, ice and the blue of Tekapo reflecting rays of sunlight up towards him, welcoming him into the last quarter of his traverse. Read more

Land of the Long To Do List

Hi to those that are wondering where the bloody hell am I. I’m not one for sending group emails but it’s times like these where – it’s got to happen. Read more

Happy New Year!

It’s great to be hiking my way into a new year. I’m currently just north of National Park while preparing for the remainder of my hike of the North Island. It’s been bucketing down for the last couple of days and the cloud cover seems to be firmly set in. Read more

Catching Up

In mid October there were posts which were missing a few photos. Photos have now been uploaded for those who’d like to view them. Read more

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