Te Araroa 

Pre-trail. Land Of The Long White Cloud 

Day 1 – Cape Reinga
Day 2 – 90 Mile Beach
Day 3 – Well, Today Was Awesome
Day 4 – Finally, The End Of The Beach
Day 5 – Death Forest Number 1
Day 6 – Death Forest Number 2
Day 7 – Mangamuka And Road Walking
Day 8 – Not A Great Day To Be A Possum
Day 9 – Some Pampering At Te Ngaere
Day 10 – Paihia
Day 11 – Some More Road Walking
Day 12 – Learning The Hakka
Day 13 – One Of Those Wonderful Trail Days
Day 14 – Quite A Lot Of Road Walking 
Day 15 – Straight Up And Straight Down
Day 16 – Three Towns In One Day
Day 17 – A Very Varied Day
Day 18 – A Day Of Two Halves
Day 19 – Defeated By The Deluxe Burger 
Day 20 – Everyday Feels Like A Week
Day 21 – Back To Auckland
Days 22 – 25 – A Christmas Break
Day 26 – A Very Long 12 Miles
Day 27 – An Amazing End To A Tough Day
Day 28 – It’s A Magic Kinda Day
Day 29 – So Long 2016
Day 30 – Mercer Is Not A Town
Day 31 – Eating Our Way Through New Zealand
Day 32 – What’s Happened To Summer
Day 33 – My Name Is Alexander Hamilton
Day 34 – Making Friends With The Animals
Day 35 – Pirongia Mountain
Day 36 – Mud, More Mud And A One Mile An Hour Pace
Day 37 – Waitomo
Day 38 – Te Kuti Vortex
Day 39 – The Longest Day
Day 40 – A Nice Day
Day 41 – New Faces
Day 42 – All Forests Are Muddy
Day 43 – Sam’s Shop
Day 44 – Taumarunui
Day 45 – Tongariro Northern Circuit Side Trip
Day 46 – Tongariro Crossing And Mt Doom
Day 47 – Our First Proper Hitch
Day 48 – The Rain Shall Pass
Day 49 – 42 Traverse
Day 50 – The Lows And Highs Of Hitchhiking
Day 51 – The Weather Bomb
Day 52 – Walk-A-Bull
Day 53 – Creeping Back To Taumarunui
Day 54 – Back In Taumarunui
Day 55 – First Day In The Canoe
Day 56 – My Hands Hurt
Day 57 – Floting Down The River
Day 58 – Belinda Performs Well
Day 59 – It’s All About The Floatilita
Day 60 – The End Of The River 
Day 61 – A Well Earned Nero
Day 62 – Washout
Day 63 – We’re Half Way There!
Day 64 – We Found A Bubble 
Day 65 – Tararuas
Day 66 – We Made It Out Alive 
Day 67 – Should We Stay Or Should We Go?
Day 68 – Get Me Out Of The Forest
Day 69 – El Rancho
Day 70 – Luxury Camping
Day 71 – Wellington!
Day 72 – A Proper Zero
Day 73 – Goodbye North Island 
Day 74 – Queen Charlotte Track 
Day 75 – A Very Pleasant Day
Day 76 – Havelock
Day 77 – It’s Always Raining In New Zealand
Day 78 – Sand Flies Are The Worst
Day 79 – Welcome To The Richmond Range
Day 80 – Hello Summer
Day 81 – Swimming Hole
Day 82 – What A Day!
Day 83 – An On Trail Nero
Day 84 – St Arnaud
Day 85 – A Difficult Day 
Day 86 – Ups And Downs
Day 87 – Two Thirds There 
Day 88 – Almost Flat 
Day 89 – Hot Springs And Thermal Pools
Day 90 – My First Earthquake 
Day 91 – Mostly Forest
Day 92 – A Pretty Shitty Day
Day 93 – Reckless Abandon 
Day 94 – The Power Of Rest
Day 95 – Wash Out 
Day 96 – A Nice Group Of Friends 
Day 97 – End Of The Road
Day 98 – A Big Day 
Day 99 – Rain Rain Rain
Day 100 – Back To Methven
Day 101 – I’m Not Going Anywhere Today
Day 102 – A Bit Of R&R
Day 103 – Back On Track 
Day 104 – On Top Of The World
Day 105 – Purest Skies In The World
Day 106 – High On Life
Day 107 – Hiker Bubble
Day 108 – It’s Windy
Day 109 – Slowing Down And Taking It Easy 
Day 110 – Challenges
Day 111 – A Thoroughly Bloody Good Day
Day 112 – Wanaka
Day 113 – A Nice Walk
Day 114 – Lord Of The Rings
Day 115 – A Half Day
Day 116 – Arrowtown And Beyond
Day 117 – Cruise To Queenstown 
Day 118 – Queenstown 
Day 119 – PCT Meets The TA
Day 120 – Crushing It
Day 121 – Normally I’m Not Keen On Sharing My Food
Day 122 – I Just Love Pizza
Day 123 – Forest, Tussock, Bog, Repeat
Day 124 – Unexpected Elevation
Day 125 – All Of The Weather
Day 126 – Otautau
Day 127 – Back In The Mud 
Day 128 – Riverton
Day 129 – Beach Walking To Invercargill
Day 130 – And Just Like That, It’s The End 

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