I’ll start this out by saying these are MY top five hikes that I’ve completed (so far). Kels and I spent 4 weeks camping around the South Island in November/ December, we still have SO MANY hikes left on our “to do” list; so these are the Top 5 day hikes that we completed on … Continue reading My Top 5 Day Hikes of NZ’s South Island
Originally I was going to title this post “365 Away from Home”; but, one of the many things I have learned this past year is that home is a feeling – not a place. I have had many ” homes” this last year. I have lived with family, family friends and friend’s family. I have … Continue reading 365 Days of Adventure
One of my favourite quotes is by the poet Rumi; “Try not to resist the changes that come your way. Instead let life live through you. And do not worry that your life is turning upside down. How do you know that the side you are used to is better than the one to come?” … Continue reading Welcome to Auckland, NZ
I’ve just spent the best two weeks in Wellington with my lovely little sister Margaret. She’s been living in Wellington for over a year now – so I was lucky to have a “local” to show me around the cute lil’ city! Kelsey and I arrived into Wellington from Picton via the Interislander Ferry – … Continue reading What to do in Wellington
Kelsey and I said See Ya Later to Canada over 8 months ago – we left with a solid set plan in our mind, had our goals laid out, and were ready to take on Australia. Not even 6 weeks into being in Brisbane had we totally thrown away our initial plans to find a … Continue reading Plans Change. And That’s Okay.
The morning of December 7, 2017 I woke up with butterflies in my belly. Today was the day Kels and I planned to take on Mueller Hut, I was so so pumped. We had contemplated back on forth if we wanted to do the hike as an overnight and spend the evening in the Hut, … Continue reading A Day Hike to Mueller Hut
We drove into Mount Cook/Aoraki National Park on December 6, 2017. We left our free camp spot just north of the town of Omarama Wednesday morning, it was an overcast and gloomy start of the day. As we approached Lake Pukaki, my heart and my mood sunk. I was so so excited for the drive … Continue reading Mount Cook/Aoraki National Park