Waitawheta Overnight Hike NZ North Island

Hiking over night, North Island, Wahi, Tramp, New Zealand

This was a really enjoyable hike even for the middle of winter in New Zealand mainly because we were not camping but staying in a hut with a fireplace.  We started from the end of Franklin road ( the link to a map is below) https://www.google.com/maps/place/Franklin+Rd,+Waihi+3682/@-37.4551883,175.7772027,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x6d6d9096ea71114d:0x33d9e4eafbe36fb1!8m2!3d-37.4551926!4d175.7793914 which is 15 min from Waihi. The hike took […]

Canyoning in Spain

This was a great adventure. The crew for this one was Eva and Javi (who live in Spain) and myself.  I was keen to try canyoning in Spain after doing it in a couple of locations in New Zealand. We did our research and decided to go with Guias Malouco, which is 30 – 40 […]

Wairere Falls New Zealand

Waiwere Falls, Waikato, New Zealand

Waiwere Falls is situated approximately halfway between Te Aroha and Matamata in New Zealand’s North Island. The walk is spectacular and one of my favourites in the Waikato region. The track weaves through moss covered rocks and tree roots. Large boulders form natural pools and cascading waterfalls. The waterfall, at 153m, is one of the […]