Month: May 2018

Toe Toe Loop to Platinum Mines

Swelling, dark clouds loomed above Palmerston North, threatening to spill over. And I had discovered only a day or two earlier that my waterproof jacket is no longer waterproof with a big tear down the back from my trek up Atene Skyline Track. This was not a good sign. But I had decided to do […] Read more…

May Travel Blogger Spotlight Series

May Travel Blogger Spotlight features Katharina from Girl From The Lighthouse. All the way from Germany Katharina is a positive, bubbly person, her motto is “Don’t call it a dream, call it a plan”. You can find her at http://www.girlfromthelighthouse.com.   May Travel Blogger Spotlight | Girl from the Lighthouse Introduce yourself  Hello everyone, my name is […] Read more…

Atene Skyline Track | Whanganui National Park

The long, narrow often bumpy winding road lead deeper and deeper into rural New Zealand and as the fog descended, a strange sense of mystery settled over the landscape. Atene Skyline Track was up next on my To-Hike List. I nervously passed an ominous looking house with a debilitated, “DANGER, KEEP OUT” sign clinging desperately […] Read more…

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