Routeburn Track (plus Greenstone-Caples) 

After a week of farming followed by a week of sitting on our butts, K and I were itching for a nice long a tramp in the park. Conveniently, the Routeburn Track runs right into the Greenstone Valley and Caples Valley Tracks, so we decided to link up the reputable Routeburn with a lesser known…

Tramping in New Zealand

New Zealand, aside from tragically being known to the masses as Lord of the Ring country, is one of the world’s premier destinations for walking, hiking, and backpacking. With a booming ecotourism industry and a backcountry hut system that surpasses most, NZ (pronounced “en zed”) is the place for anyone after a good tramp, regardless…