Of Trash and Treasure

It was Sunday morning and I was in Atlanta preparing to watch one of my best friends get married. The wedding took place in the afternoon, so once Zach dropped me off at the wedding party’s hotel that morning to get ready, he had a few hours to kill before the ceremony began. There are…

Tramping the Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Hello and long time no see. Zach and I have just arrived back in the United States this past week after 13 months abroad. Now that we are adjusting back to living in one place, I’m back to focusing on writing about our explorations during our time away. I thought I would start with one…

Climbing Out

The Hazards are the gateway out of Wineglass Bay back to the car park. Luckily, this is a popular hike with day trippers and that means the track is wide and well-maintained and the steps you climb into the saddle of the peaks are a beautifully created rock staircase. It is roughly a two hour…