2120.1 / 3061.9 km 69.2% Boyle / Hanmer Springs / Kakapo Lodge YHA

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Feb 20: Current Location: Boyle / Hamner Springs

Entering the Queen Charlotte Sound
Tuesday, January 30, 2024 10:27 pm
Location: Picton / Tasman Picton Holiday Park (1748.4 km)

Today, I left Wellington by ferry. Leaving the North Island behind, I traveled to Picton on the South Island,

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Monday, January 29, 2024 11:20 pm
Location: Wellington (1748.4 km)

Today was a busy day of chores to prepare for the South Island.

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Lambton Harbor and CBD
Sunday, January 28, 2024 7:34 pm
Location: Shorland Park, Southern Terminus, North Island / Wellington / Trinity Hotel (1748.4 km)

Today, after two and a half months, I completed the first half of my adventure on Te Araroa: we reached the southern terminus of the North Island.

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Wellington CBD
Saturday, January 27, 2024 10:35 pm
Location: Wellington CBD / Trinity Hotel (1735.6 km)

Returning to where we left off yesterday, we finished our hike into Wellington.

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Friday, January 26, 2024 9:47 pm
Location: Rifle Range Road / Wellington / Trinity Hotel (1716.5 km)

Today’s hike cut short due to stomach issues, we skipped ahead to our booked hotel in Wellington.

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