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31 AugA Night On The Mountain


After thirty seconds the shutter snapped back into place marking an end to the exposure, and the resulting image filled the screen on the back of my camera. My jaw dropped. As expected, the image displayed the Black Tusk with clouds flowing around it and up onto surrounding bluffs. But unexpectedly, behind the the Black Tusk was a curtain of vivid green Aurora Borealis.

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25 AprWorth It


The five-thirty alarm came early and it was dark outside, very dark, but it was all necessary in order to make…

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23 AprWaipapa Lighthouse


My first few hours in the Catlins were not my best. The Catlins are a ~130 kilometer stretch of land along…

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19 AprExploring Wanaka


Wanaka is a small town between the West Coast and Queenstown. It is most well-known for being right on the shore…

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10 AprAngelus Hut


When I first arrived at Nelson Lakes National Park, I heard about the Angelus Hut from a woman who had just…

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04 AprMount Cook National Park


Mount Rainier has been my favorite mountain for a long time running, but it fell from grace during my time in…

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04 AprMueller Hut


While planning my trip to New Zealand, a friend mentioned a place that I had to visit: Mueller Hut. New Zealand…

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30 MarFor Dad


It has been three years since my dad passed away on Easter (March 31). Sometimes I go through my day without…

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