Category Archives: Abel Tasman Trip

Home Again, Home Again

Day 7 – 3 September In the morning, I had a simple but proper breakfast for the first time in a while, a luxury after days of Up & Gos and muesli bars. I spent a couple more hours engrossed … Continue reading

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Good-Bye, South Island!

Day 6 – 2 September I woke up nice and refreshed after sleeping on a mattress for the first time in a few days. As Bernie and I strolled down Nelson’s streets, I found myself wishing we had more time … Continue reading

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The End of the Trail

Day 5 – 1 September After breaking down our tent in the morning and saying good-bye to the American girls one last time, Bernie and I began our final day at Abel Tasman, which was the shortest in terms of … Continue reading

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Would you like to ford the river, hire a ferry, or attempt to walk across?

Day 4 – 31 August Today wound up being our longest and most diverse day yet. Before heading off, though, we were treated with a gorgeous sunrise over Bark Bay. Right off the bat, we were faced with a treacherous and seemingly … Continue reading

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Here comes the sun

Day 3 – August 30 The next morning we resumed tramping, and since it was going to be our shortest day in terms of ground covered, we opted to take the inland track. The inland track took a bit longer … Continue reading

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Well, hey, Abel Tasman. Nice to meet you.

Day 2 – 29 August After an early morning bus, we arrived in Marahau, where the driver dropped us off at the beginning of the Abel Tasman track. Bernie and I had a quick breakfast and noticed the “One Lane … Continue reading

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Half the Fun is

Day 1 – 28 August Today marked the beginning of my trip to Abel Tasman National Park with Bernie! It began with a morning bus to Wellington, which was a route I’d taken with my parents in July but it … Continue reading

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