This blog of our last few days in the wilderness on our South Island Te Araroa trail, is difficult to put together. There is much to share in words and photos of our joy and pleasure, trials and decisions in tramping in the rugged pretty wilds. To return from days in the wilderness where pleasure … More The Juxtaposition of Tranquility & Terror…the shattering of sense of place and peaceful interlude with the upshot of evil.
Welcome back to our next posting of trials and trails on our Te Araroa South Island journey, this section from Pelorus Bridge to Wakefield. After a day in Nelson enjoying family hospitality and trail food drop offs at various locations, our return to trail commenced with an intercity bus ride from Nelson over the … More Back on Track…more than we bargained for
With no camping overnight, no freeze dried dinners, smaller backpacks and a cool, very refreshing beer after each day’s trek, we’ve glamped our way along the Queen Charlotte Track with our great travelling friends Dave & Kerry Lilley, from Taranaki. Taking advantage of accommodation on offer and water transport transfers that the Queen Charlotte … More Glamping Te Araroa Trail on The Queen Charlotte