Tag Archive: mountains

Scaling Sleve Donard

One of the “bonus” parts of traveling that I try to take advantage of – whenever possible – is hanging out with locals. I think hearing what locals think about their turf (as… Continue reading

Great Smoky Mountains

We split our Asheville trip into two parts: The Woods and The City. The Woods¬†was a 20-mile stretch backpacking trip through Great Smoky Mountains National Park! Now, of course I’ve backpacked around the… Continue reading

A day trip from Wellington

During my first week in Wellington, we took a short day trip outside of the city to check out ¬†Lake Ferry, the Putanginia Pinnacles (rock formation), and Cape Palliser (seal hangout, a.k.a. Matakitakiakupe).… Continue reading