Walls of Jerusalem Hike, Tasmania, Australia, February 2021


Travel in the time of the Covid world pandemic has been a rare and precious thing. While Australia’s borders remain closed to international travel I’ve turned to my own arguably magnificent backyard for inspiration. This week I rejoined a gang …

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Routeburn Track, New Zealand, January 2017


Kia ora! Well I’ve just hung up the hiking boots following another superb trip ‘tramping’ in New Zealand. Along with a dozen or so new friends I hiked for 6 days through the Greenstone Valley and then climbed up onto …

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Milford Track, New Zealand November 2012


My latest trip is a quick getaway to hike the “finest walk in the world” (coined by a British walker in 1908) – The Milford Track on the south island of New Zealand.  The hike is 55km over 3 days through …

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