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The Longest Stretch

Ninety Miles of dead flat sand. While it’s named Ninety Mile Beach it’s actually closer to 55 miles (88km) long. I’ve walked lengthy beaches in the past but I’ve never faced so many miles of sand in one stretch as I have now. I thought it might be a monotonous hike but there is plenty to see along the way. Add to this a simple luxury,  . . . time to actually think. Read more

Cape Reinga Steers a Storm

Fantastic! Winds blowing a gale and heavy rain heading our way. I didn’t quite have this in mind for day one of The Te Araroa Trail. Read more

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