Month: March 2015

Sunrise, Marauiti Hut, Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk

Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk Day 4: Marauiti Hut to Hopuruahine Landing

A re-injury of my left knee makes me doubt whether I would be able to complete all the hikes I had planned for New Zealand.

Korokoro Falls, Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk

Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk Day 3: Waiopaoa Hut to Marauiti Hut

Sleeping in the common room is warmer, but it’s guaranteed that you’ll be awaken by the first person who gets up and starts cooking breakfast.

Lake Waikaremoana, near Waiopaoa Hut

Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk Day 2: Panekire Hut to Waiopaoa Hut

A very short day which ended at a beautiful hut right next to the lake, with plenty of ducks and swans around.

Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk

Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk Day 1: Onepoto to Panekire Hut

After delaying the start for two days due to bad weather, I finally got to hike one of the New Zealand’s Great Walks.

Cyclone Pam passing near New Zealand

Preparing for The Great Walks and Waiting Out Cyclone Pam

I finally arrive to New Zealand after dreaming about it for years, and my first Great Walk (Lake Waikaremoana) gets delayed by two days by Cyclone Pam.

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