Monthly Archives: January 2020

Glamping the Milford Track – Part #1

NEW ZEALAND – 31 January – 2 February 2020 Is it glamping when you stay in a lodge?  Not sure … I’ve always wanted to do the Milford Track and decided that (as it’s known to rain a bit)  I’d … Continue reading

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3 things you shouldn’t do before your Glamping Trek

QUEENSTOWN, NZ – January 30, 2020 This isn’t really blog-worthy, but when the Legendary Louise said she was going to do the Gondola ride and the Luge, I didn’t give it a moments thought and said I’d go with her.  … Continue reading

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4 Helpful Hints for Surviving a Whitewater Rafting Adventure

SHOTOVER RIVER, NEW ZEALAND – 30 January 2020 1. Make sure the guys in your raft don’t have hangovers 2. Two strong paddlers in the front is essential – and make sure they don’t have a hangover 3. Guys with … Continue reading

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My New Zealand epic trip – #1

MT ASPIRING NATIONAL PARK, NZ –  28 January 2020 As I was putting my wetsuit on, to the deafening sound of waterfalls thundering over boulders and rocks, I asked myself “what was I thinking”? Booking this adventure in NZ three … Continue reading

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Recce #2 – Hawkesbury River abseil

HAWKESBURY RIVER – 18 January 2020 You know you’re hard up for an adventure when the prospect of 20-50ml of rain doesn’t deter you.  With our weekend of canyoning cancelled due to Parks being closed, Jeff B (trying to prove … Continue reading

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