The Travers Sabine Circuit is an 80km loop located in the Nelson Lakes National Park on the south island of New Zealand. It is usually walked over 4-7 days. We chose to do it over 7 days and nights including two side trips to Blue Lake and Angelus Hut. This meant we had some careful packing to do to ensure that we could manage our pack weight.
A small group of six of us decided to hike the Light to Light Coastal walk during whale migration staying at Green Cape lighthouse. This iconic 30km hike is located about an hour south of Eden in the far south coast of NSW within Ben Boyd National Park. The walk links Boyd Tower to Green Cape lighthouse and is a very manageable walk over two days. The area is not called the Sapphire Coast for nothing – the sea does seem truly more brilliant blue in its many hues. … [Continue reading]
Sole Sisters annual New Zealand Great Walk for 2019 was the four-day Tongariro Northern Circuit around Mt Ngauruhoe (2287 m, aka Mt Doom in The Lord of the Rings films), including a section of the Tongariro Alpine Circuit. Ten ladies joined the trip this year including one brave soul new to multi-day hiking…. [Continue reading]