Out Day: Liverpool Hut > Wanaka March 21st 2013 Rise fairly early and am leaving the hut by 9am, the sun having had a half hour to melt away any frost. Hike up to the top and along the ridge to take a few pics and allow myself to be knowingly overtaken by the needy solo Israeli who has foolishly made the hike in a poor pair of sandals and has been hinting at making the descent with me to guide him. I reach the rock slabs. No ice to worry abo ... read more
The wanderer is changing base. A desire is being realised. The UK will no longer be the wanderer's base.
From January 2019, Te Wai Pounamu in Aoteroa becomes the wanderer's home base.
A wee city named Ōtautahi in a place more recently named Canterbury will be home.
(also known as Christchurch, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand)... full info