Day 96, 1730km: Waiau times two and a West Coast scooter spree – the end!

The final weeks of the Titterplatt Traverse, from paddling the Waiau river to scooting the West Coast.

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Day 60, 920 km: bubblegum mountains, scree slopes with chairs, troll-kings eating yoghurt.

“Well, you can hop in the truck, but you’ll have to cuddle up. Then again, you’re probably used to that, ya pair of buggers!” The farmer couldn’t stop chuckling as he poked his tongue out and gestured for us to hop in. It seems like Kiwi humour is only matched by generosity in South Canterbury,…Read more Day 60, 920 km: bubblegum mountains, scree slopes with chairs, troll-kings eating yoghurt.

Day 51, 650 km. Halfway: beginning to reflect on why we are here and what we’re doing.

Well, it’s getting dark and cold… and Jeremy has been requesting that our next adventure be  a ‘snorkel circumnavigation of Tahiti’. Fair enough. We are both worried about the encroaching winter, but hope that its beauty will make up for the pain of cold feet! The last time we posted, it was early April, and…Read more Day 51, 650 km. Halfway: beginning to reflect on why we are here and what we’re doing.

Food Finale

The picture above is of Constance gingerly hugging the final food drop, as she prepares to hide it somewhere. Not pictured is Jeremy, trollishly scouting under a bridge for a dark and disused hole. Over the past week we have become well acquainted with the hiding places of NZ! With our mission being to stash…Read more Food Finale