Holy torrential rain and insane river crossings Batman! December 19th 2009 We headed to Nelson Lakes with the intention of some laid back day hikes but what we found was by far our toughest challenge yet. The 80km Travers-Sabine hiking track climbs up to altitudes of 1787metres leading you through snow covered peaks and across raging rivers.
On finding out some information at the visitors centre we decided to treat ourselves on this hike by staying at the backcountry ... 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