Category Archives: New Zealand

Repost of the Day: Solo Hike on the Abel Tasman Coast Trail

August 12th, 2020 After yesterday’s arid and mountainous landscapes, today I’m reposting a story about my five-day hike along the lush coastline of Abel Tasman National Park in New Zealand. This park is at the north end of the South Island, accessible from Nelson, which I had reached by bus after ferrying from Wellington to Picton. Before that, I journeyed

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Repost of the Day: Wanaka Heli-Ski

August 10th, 2020 We’re back in Wanaka, New Zealand for today’s armchair adventure with J. He’s taking us on a virtual heli-ski trip in the Crown Range in this repost from August, 2013. More tomorrow, Kelly Post of the Day: Adding a bit of light to the darkness as we get through the pandemic together. This series features travel photos

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Scenes from a New Zealand Heli-ski

Cue the Top Gun soundtrack — here’s the highlight (or Mr. Producer’s highlight, at least) of our trip to New Zealand: helicopter skiing. Monday morning was relatively sunny with dissipating fog so he and his good friend (let’s call him Mr. X) received the “let’s go” phone call at 8:00 a.m. Like two kids on Christmas morning, they excitedly packed

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