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NZ Part 1 – Why New Zealand?

NZ Part 1 – Why New Zealand?

New Zealand delivers this with great amenities for backpackers. Their extensive backcountry hut system affords inexpensive comforts and international camaraderie throughout the countryside (you could sleep in a hut bed every night even on the remotest of tracks).

by October 31, 2013 0 comments Trails
Low Tide at Cathedral Cove

Low Tide at Cathedral Cove

Overhead, Two wrists of white sandstone, Palms skyward, Fingers interwoven

by April 23, 2012 0 comments Fireside
A New Zealand Great Walk: Heaphy Track, Part 2

A New Zealand Great Walk: Heaphy Track, Part 2

The final leg to Perry Hut was growing on us. The trail cut across the spectacularly barren Gouland Downs, which offered uninterrupted vistas of the mountains around us. Although they were nothing more than hints of rugged slopes floating in the fog, I was enchanted nonetheless. I remember being enthralled with openness of the downs—there wasn’t a sign of shelter or cover in sight.

by December 14, 2011 0 comments Trails

November Images by Melissa

Melissa spent a couple months backpacking in New Zealand. Here are just a few of her favorite images from the trip.

by November 14, 2011 0 comments Community