Te Araroa – Day 121

Arrowtown to Queenstown - 28km (2666km total) Today was a reminiscent of a North Island day. It was basically a pretty bike trail/road walk which I broke up with, you guessed it, cafe stops. It started in Arrowtown with breakfast at the bakery. Then it was a short road walk out of town before turning … Continue reading Te Araroa – Day 121

Te Araroa – Day 111

Twizel to Lake Ohau - 32km (2465km total) I had the best night sleep in the hobbit house. We woke up in the morning to drizzling rain, with no motivation to go anywhere. However, after a lazy morning and slow breakfast. The rain had cleared enough that we rode our bikes back into town to … Continue reading Te Araroa – Day 111

Te Araroa – Day 73

Ngaio to Island Bay - 22km (1688km total) I made it to the end of the North Island! πŸŽ‰πŸ’ƒπŸΌπŸšΆπŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸŽ‰ I had a slightly more relaxed morning. We had arranged to meet up with A in Wellington at 10am before she caught the ferry across to the South Island at lunch time. It was about a … Continue reading Te Araroa – Day 73

Te Araroa – Day 72

Pukerua Bay to Ngaio - 37km (1666km total) The campsite on the beach was lovely, but we woke up to drizzling rain. So I packed up everything in my tent and had breakfast, before heading out into the drizzle. The morning was better was than I expected. On paper it was about 12km along the … Continue reading Te Araroa – Day 72