Monthly Archives: March 2012

Tongariro Crossing

Tongagriro Crossing

Later in day up on the plateau at one of the volcanic craters / lakes

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Tongariro Crossing

Tongariro Crossing

Cath about to start Tongariro Crossing
North Island NZ – January 2012

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New Boots

New Boots

Just got back from trip to Melbourne for few days.

I was after some boots by Keen called Siskiyou which I could not find in NZ and they only appeared to be at Anaconda in Australia.

Anaconda – dont bother.

Found them at the DFO in South Melbourne at a store called ‘Escape 2’ which turned out to specialise in all Keen products.

These are mid range boots and are more a walking shoe but with a higher ankle support. 550 grams each. Very pleased. Will now need to break them in and see if they are what I think they are.

Simple but exciting for me at least

Ian

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Starting to prepare for Camino 2013

Have started to think about the list of gear and equipment for our 2013 Camino.  Is this too early? There are still 55 weeks to go. We have made the call to use lighter sleeping bags next year and have … Continue reading

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Orrisson – Day 1

Orrisson - Day 1

Cafe con Leche and soup

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The Start

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