When I first started this trip, I found I was constantly impressed by what I could do. I don’t know if I don’t give myself enough credit or what, but every time I did something physically challenging (be it big or small), I was always surprised I, y’know, did it. Treks were hiked and mountains were climbed, … Continue reading The Tongariro Crossing: COME AT ME, VOLCANO
It snuck up on me. I mean, I've been thinking about it for weeks now, but it's finally here. On Sunday I left sunny Alexandra behind for the warm(er) shores and big city vibe of Auckland. While I'm looking forward to seeing new things, exploring a new city and SUSHI SUSHI DEAR LORD SUSHI, I'm … Continue reading Goodbye Alexandra!
In an effort to beat the small-town blues, my friend Andrew and I took a trip to Dunedin. As luck would have it, he ended up winning a bidding war for a car in Dunedin, AND he had a friend there who was happy to have us stay with him*. It's like it was supposed … Continue reading The Otago Peninsula