Te Araroa – Day 5

Ahipara to Kaitaia - 15km (116km total) Today was thankfully a shorter day. I had a lazy morning at the holiday park in Ahipara and even did some washing, although I'm not sure how much washing helps the smell. I updated this blog and instagram and checked out at 10am. I then walked back down … Continue reading Te Araroa – Day 5

Te Araroa – Day 4

Utea Park to Ahipara - 31km (101km total) The last time my feet hurt this much was after climbing Half Dome in Yosemite in the States. However, the day following that endeavor, all I had to do was sit in a car to San Francisco. Not so now, tomorrow I get to do more walking! … Continue reading Te Araroa – Day 4

Te Araroa – Day 3

Maunganui Bluff Campsite to Utea Park - 30km (70km total) As I lay sleeping during the night, I was awoken to the sound of hooves. Not just any hooves, but large cantering ones aiming straight for me or at least that is what is sounded like in the middle of the night. The Bluff campsite … Continue reading Te Araroa – Day 3

Te Araroa – Day 1

"Well, come on feet" - Sarah, The Labyrinth Cape Reinga to Te Paki Stream. 20km I have been waiting in anticipation for this day for so long. That when yesterday, I started to think, 'What am I doing? I've done so semi crazy things in life, but this has got to be the craziest.' I … Continue reading Te Araroa – Day 1

1 Second Everyday – Tour du Mont Blanc

Have I mentioned how much I love the 1 Second Everyday App? It is such a good format for recording holidays, trips, events and a brilliant way to show others without boring them to death with 1 million photos. Want to hear about my trip? No need. Let me show you instead. BAM. They get … Continue reading 1 Second Everyday – Tour du Mont Blanc