South Island Beginnings

I'm writing this on the fly, as I have exited the mountains temporarily for a Christmas buffet and a little vacation before entering the scenic Nelson Lakes.  Thus, this update will be a little bit short, but hopefully, interesting.  Also, it may be the last update I write for some time, as the following sections … Continue reading South Island Beginnings


Coast to Capital

This section took me from the delta of the Whanganui River through the Tararua range to the capital, Wellington, where I touched the south coast of the North Island, thereby finishing the first part of my trek.  The mountains were cold yet beautiful, an apt introduction to the South Island, while the capital city is … Continue reading Coast to Capital