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Hiking and Climbing

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Mt Te Aroha Climb

TRAVEL DESTINATION: Mt Te Aroha, Waikato region, North Island, New Zealand TRAVEL DURATION: 1 day trip Daily challenges that I create for myself are sometimes the only thing that gets me outdoors and moving. It becomes even easier when there is another mountain or peak in question. One day trips to such places have pluses and

Whangarei Heads – Walks and Swim

TRAVEL DESTINATION: Whangarei Heads, Northland region, North Island, New Zealand TRAVEL DURATION: 1 day trip / Overnight stay There are few special places in everyone's life where things seem more real and closer to that peace we're all searching in our everyday. One of such places for me here in New Zealand is Whangarei Heads. First time

Climbing Mt Taranaki

TRAVEL DESTINATION: Mt Taranaki (Mt Egmont), Egmont National Park, Taranaki, North Island, New Zealand TRAVEL DURATION: 1 day activity The perfect cone of Mt Taranaki has always reminded me of Japan's Mt Fuji. They are both volcanoes, graciously overtaking the surrounding landscapes. Visually they almost match. To the people of Japan, Fujisan represents a national symbol and