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In the Shadow of the Mountain

Hello dear travelers. Today’s blog is going to be a bit different. A couple of weeks ago now I was in a little town called Ohakune for a writers’ festival. 867 more words

Kia Ora From New Zealand

4 days of Chilling 

After Black Water Rafting, we drove to the town of Torangi. We had big plans to hike the Alpine Crossing which is a 13 miler that takes anywhere from 7-9 hours. 1,051 more words


RuapehuEXPRESS Half Marathon

Date: 27 February 2016
Distance: 19.1km
Time: 2:09.36

The birthday boy having a peaceful night.

Overcast and a bit fresh at the start.

Rob and me – ready for action. 1,094 more words


BLOG: New Zealand - Nature's Pearl (En/De)

It’s a weird feeling sitting in a Bus on the way from Auckland to Ohakune, a small town in the centre of the North Island and recall the past. 3,059 more words


Traipsing on the Tongariro

The British Dictionary defines Traipse (/treɪps/) as:


1. (intransitive) to walk heavily or tiredly


2. a long or tiring walk; trudge

and that’s exactly what I did on and what it was on the last Sunday of January when I… 1,331 more words