3039.7 / 3074.5 km 98.9% Invercargil / Tuatara Lodge

Posts are delayed by a week, and publish at noon NZDT (7 pm EDT).

Thursday, November 2, 2023 7:03 pm
Location: Auckland

Now out of the airport, it was time to get situated in Auckland.

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Thursday, November 2, 2023 9:48 am
Location: Auckland

Leaving Dallas, we flew pretty much straight west, and then turned southwest once we flew over the Pacific, making a roughly-straight line for Auckland. The sixteen-hour flight was one of the longest, if not the longest, flights I’ve ever been on. Fortunately, it was entirely uneventful, with no significant turbulence or detours.

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Wednesday, November 1, 2023 7:41 pm

I began my travels to New Zealand today, with the start of Te Araroa just over a week away.

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Te Araroa: New Zealand’s Trail
Monday, October 30, 2023 12:00 pm

Having completed the Triple Crown of Hiking last year, I now turn my sights to an epic-length trail outside of the United States: New Zealand’s Te Araroa.

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