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Crocs - Fashion Statement or Fashion Disaster  
   

Crocs - Fashion Statement or Fashion Disaster

Here I am heating water over a fire at the bivvy below Cow Saddle. I'm wearing my Crocs - which I find ideal to change into after a day's tramping. They are light but don't slip the way jandals do, and nor to they flick mud up the back of your legs. And it's even possible to wear thin socks under them to stop the sandflies biting. My last pair were destroyed by keas at Cascade Saddle, last summer. In the latest Wilderness magazine (Jan 2010), mountain guide Jo Haines describes her red Crocs as her favourite piece of outdoor kit. Picture: Ross McLean
Tramping - The Five Passes

January 27th 2010
Feral Mike and The Beast of Burden are Back Gentle Readers, by the time you read this the solo bike ride will be about to resume. I fly from Auckland to Wellington tomorrow (Friday, 29 January 2010) to unshackle the Beast and free him from the dungeon where he has lain for the past few weeks. Together we take a ferry to Picton and the adventure resumes. In the meantime, here's a l ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » National Parks » Mt Aspiring National Park

New Zealand Flag The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more
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