Tag Archives: Hiking

Adventures in Wonderland Wellington

Either my luck is even more backwards than I thought, or the weather spirits have a sick sense of humor. Or both. My first night in Wellington, they had their worst storm in 80 years. Rainy bullets flew from the … Continue reading

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The Tagalong Trampers

When some of my friends asked if I would like to go tramping with them, my first response was, “Excuse me?!” Tramping: the Kiwi way of saying hiking, because Kiwis like to have fun with words. My second response was, … Continue reading

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Gallivanting in the Catlins (and other momentous adventures)

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…. This week I learned the value (and danger) of having friends who are willing to make plans on the spur of the moment and follow through. Just get … Continue reading

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