Let me take you back to one of those happy days when walking or, in this case, trambling was happening in this area.
Hiking in Porcupine Gorge National Park
Queensland Roadtrip Part 5 After leaving Hughenden, we had hours of driving on long stretches of road before reaching the turnoff leading to the Gorge. Finally arriving at the said turnoff, we passed through flat woodlands of typical Australian Eucalypts and Acacias it gave us no hint of the existence of the Gorge, leaving us… Continue reading Hiking in Porcupine Gorge National Park
The Tuahu Kauri and Sentinel Rock trail
This tramp saw myself and a couple of other women head into the surrounding bush area of Sentinel Rock, which is a large rocky outcrop in the Kaimai Mamaku, Forest Park. It is now considered too dangerous to climb Sentinel rock, so we viewed it from a comfy flattish area where we dined out in… Continue reading The Tuahu Kauri and Sentinel Rock trail
Hiking the Whakarewarewa Circuit
A while ago, I decided it was time I joined a tramping group. One that appealed and which had good reviews from other "hikers/trampers" was Pack n Boots. My first one took place in February. This group meets up most Sundays. Beginning with a meeting place either in Papamoa or Tauranga to carpool. Always a… Continue reading Hiking the Whakarewarewa Circuit
Want to go Hiking in New Zealand?
Visualise yourself tramping in misty mountains, emerald fjords, ancient fern-cloaked forests, cascading waterfalls and kilometres of half-empty black and white sandy beaches. By the way, we call hiking "tramping", down here in New Zealand. One of the main reasons I am writing this post is my personal experience in seeing visitors unprepared for tramping. Open-toed… Continue reading Want to go Hiking in New Zealand?
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