A Taste of Paradise December 9th 2009 This hike is one of 6 named as ‘great walks’ throughout New Zealand, so we held high hopes as we approached Marahau (the start of the Abel Tasman Track).Following the last hikes disaster, we tentatively checked the weather forecast and found it to be very positive for all of the 3 days we planned to spend hiking the 52km track. Whilst in Nelson we had arranged for a water taxi to take us out ... read more
I am 24 years old, and fear that the travel bug that is coursing through my veins will never leave. I seem to manage to restrain it for just long enough to get a nice bit of money under my belt, then I take that money and shoot off somewhere round the other side of the world.
Nothing compares to the excitement of landing in a new place and meeting so many new people with great stories to tell, or the freedom of being able to go anywhere at any time. With your life held on your back the world really is your oyster! ... full info