Category Archives: New Zealand

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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My New Zealand Adventure – Part 3 Wrapping it up

PUKETITI STATION – November 11, 2018 We had finished all the planned caving and the day we set aside for scrubbing our gear was superfluous when we had all scrubbed our stuff and hang it out to dry after Thunderer … Continue reading

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