‘Tough Mudder’ Tame In Comparison to Northland’s Rainforests, Te Araroa Trail, NZ

Arduous, Unrelenting, Challenging Tramping Herekino Forest, Raetea Forest, Omahuta Forest, Pukatea Ridge Track to Puketi Forest over five days was demanding in terrain, in attention to each footstep and in condition. Kilometres of climbing and descending summits, kilometres of tramping (slippery and sucking at your boots) muddy trails, kilometres of clambering up and over treacherous … More ‘Tough Mudder’ Tame In Comparison to Northland’s Rainforests, Te Araroa Trail, NZ

Life is a beach…a 90 mile beach, Te Araroa Trail, NZ

Cape Reinga to Wellington, New Zealand. Te Araroa, the North Island…The Long Pathway, 1700 kms. First stage Cape Reinga to Ahipara. Highlights: Cape Reinga where the Tasman Sea and the Pacific meet and Maori legend; where the departing spirits of their dead leave Aoteoroa to the journey of their final resting place.  Beautiful salmon-pink giant sand … More Life is a beach…a 90 mile beach, Te Araroa Trail, NZ