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The Coast Track Solo

The Coast Track Solo

Back in July I decided to get out of Sydney for the day and make the most of my weekend by tackling the 27km Coast Track in the Royal National Park solo. I have always been somewhat apprehensive about hiking solo, as previous experience has […]

A South Australian Adventure

A South Australian Adventure

Bringing in the New Year in South Australia made for a strong start to 2020. Having Grace on our side of the planet was a great excuse to take a couple of weeks away from Sydney (albeit while skirting bushfires). We began in Victor, toasting […]

South Australia in Photos

South Australia in Photos

Photo Diary 29.12.2019 – 11.01.2020 Making the most of Grace’s plans to visit Australia, I flew to Adelaide to join her and Alice for a New Years beach holiday. Over two weeks we stayed at Alice’s beach house at Victor Harbor, spent a short stint on […]

Hobart in Photos

Hobart in Photos

Photo Diary 13.12.19 – 17.12.19 For Christmas, and to coincide with two Overland hikes, my parents shipped the family out to Hobart. We spent four days exploring the Salamanca Markets, drinking at Cascade Brewery, getting confused at MONA, eating incredible steak at Landscape and hiking […]

The Overland Track

The Overland Track

Distance: 68 kilometres (give or take) Location: Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, Tasmania Time: 6 days The Overland Track isn’t something that should be approached lightly. The length of time alone it takes to complete (6 days and 5 nights) is enough to deter […]

The Overland in Photos

The Overland in Photos

Photo Diary 06.12.19 – 11.12.19 This month, Alice and I embarked upon a trek from Cradle Mountain to Lake St Clair in Tasmania. We planned to trade bushfire smoke for crisp mountain air, abandoning Sydney stress for six days of nothing but walking. Despite being […]

A Weekend Walk

A Weekend Walk

Alternatively: No Sleep Til Brooklyn the lowdown Distance: 31km (give or take) Location: Cowan to Brooklyn Brooklyn to Rocky Ponds Campsite Rocky Ponds to Brooklyn Time: 2 days, 1 night At 5.30am on Saturday morning, I set off from King’s Cross station with my brother and three […]

Trek: The Routeburn

Trek: The Routeburn

The Lowdown Distance: 32 kilometres Location: Fiordland National Park and Mt Aspiring National Park, New Zealand Time: 3 full days (2 nights) With: Ultimate Hikes NZ This one wins points just on the fluke weather that we ended up having over the trek. Three days […]

10 Things to Do in Queenstown

10 Things to Do in Queenstown

That aren’t lining up for Fergburger Ok maybe doing this on the one month anniversary of my return from New Zealand isn’t the most efficient I’ve ever been, but the fact remains that Queenstown is very close to my heart so it had to get […]

2018 Recap

2018 Recap

Alternatively: Everything I Learned in a Year I’ve lost track of how many blog posts I’ve written in the Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, making use of the free wifi and perched on one of the several surprisingly uncomfortable chairs (seriously how difficult is it […]