Hello! We’re Joal and Jenny, a British couple who love spending time outdoors any which way we can. We first learnt that we liked hiking in Nepal where we made up our own route through the Annapurna mountain range. From here we’ve done a fair few in the United Kingdom steadily becoming more self sufficient. In 2018 all this culminated in us hiking Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail. Now we’re hooked, always keeping an eye out for our next adventure. Currently hiking: Te araroa in New Zealand
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Whilst the hiking part of the Te Araroa south island had concluded, we still had 90ish kms to go in order to connect our journey from
In our final week hiking the Te Araroa we cross two large rivers and cover 250km on foot from Arthur's pass to lake Tekapo
I'm quite impressed I've gone 9 blog posts without a lord of the rings (miss) quote in my title but here we are! As relaxed as a boiled egg
Monk robes The lakeside town of St Arnaud was small but the alpine lodge coupled with the gas station directly opposite made it easy to do all
With rain lashing against the windows all night, the overcrowded hut at Slaty in the Richmond Ranges with noisy mattresses didn't make for a
Finishing the Queen Charlotte track Waking up in 2023 we were anticipating a day which would be more of a "linking" day. The Te Araroa is
Time for reflection A Xmas photo of the newly married Hos's The Christmas period gave us room for thought and reflection. We mused on how the
Our next section saw us leave Queenstown and the Southlands behind as we entered the Otago region of new Zealand. The result was a rise in spirits