Hike the Hunuas

“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks” – John Muir

In the quest to experience as much as possible from life and from this beautiful country that I now call home, I’m on a one-woman mission to get outdoors as much as possible and explore some of the more ‘out of the way’ areas of New Zealand.

This weekend, I decided to take a 20km hike through the Hunua Ranges, which lie just to the east of Auckland, and which is the largest native forest in the region. Continue reading “Hike the Hunuas”

#56 Quit alcohol for 10 days

“Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut” – Ernest Hemingway

 

Not drinking alcohol is a new experience for me. There. I said it. And I’d feel a lot more ashamed if I didn’t know that many people my age would also say the same thing.

Drinking alcohol is part and parcel of everyday life.  Not just in mine, but in my friends, co-workers, and…well, in the lives of pretty much everyone I know. Continue reading “#56 Quit alcohol for 10 days”

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