Day 100: Arriving at Cape Reinga! A beautiful finish and mixed feelings

After having a night with a lot of breaks because of four possums trying to get…


Day 99: 90 Mile Beach from The Bluff to Twilight Beach

Rose and James couldn't sleep anymore and left a little bit earlier than I. So…


Day 98: 90 Mile Beach from Utea to the Bluff - rain, sun, wind

We enjoyed getting up this morning having a shelter for breakfast and packing.…


Day 97: 90 Mile Beach from Ahipara to Utea - a tough walk on the beach, wind can be brutal

I couldn't sleep longer than 6am. The rhythm is just there. So I got up to do…


Day 96: Herekino Forest to Ahipara - the last time bush, hills, mud, Kauri and much more

We left our beautiful spot after our stuff had more or less dried in the wind.…


Day 95: Raetea Forest - need toughen up but as bad as expected...

This night was the windiest night on the entire trip. Gusts up to 100km were…


Day 94: Apple Tree Camp to beginning of Raetea Forest; what an unpleasant day

Got up with everything being wet. But - blue sky and no rain in sight.


Day 93: Puketi Forest to Apple Tree Campsite - a beautiful bush and river walk and a big thunderstorm

The day had come - how was my phone?? We got up, had a little breakfast and…


Whangarei: getting my new phone to work

First thing I had to learn – never drop a phone in salt water. It’s always…


Day 92: Helena Bay to Waikare – a beautiful bush walk and the most unique place I have slept on the TA

After breakfast Sharron dropped us off again in Helena Bay and we had 12km of…