Author Archives: marilyn

I might have to do a return visit to the Overland Track

HIKING THE OVERLAND TRACK – by Warwick Sprawson A publisher in the UK sent me a book to review, which was a big surprise.  I told them that I had less than 100 subscribers, but that didn’t seem to worry … Continue reading

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1,000ml+ of rain but who’s counting – The Milford Track Part #2

NEW ZEALAND – 2 – 6 February 2020 To wear over pants to keep my legs dry or not? And when was the last time I wore my Gortex jacket, seemed a bit tight … do they shrink (lol)? There … Continue reading

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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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