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The Best Blue Mountains Day Hike

I had never heard of Katoomba before a train I was on sailed through it and everyone except my friend Heather and I got off. This meant one of two things; it was either a hideous tourist hangout, or a brilliant tourist attraction. Either way, something interesting went on beyond that tiny station.

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Hiking Full Circle in the Bay of Islands

Hiking Full Circle in the Bay of Islands

To appreciate in just one tramp the sheer variety of New Zealand’s North Island beauty, nothing beats hiking full circle in the Bay of Islands. With stunning views across the bay and the opportunity to get deep in native bush forest, this cheery day hike from one Bay of Islands community to another links party town Paihia to Russell, aka the Hell Hole of the Pacific.

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The Kalalau Trail Hike

Kalalau Trail

Being a fan of Jurassic Park, I was chomping at the bit to get myself to Kauai, the ‘Garden Isle’ in the Hawaiian Island chain, where many of the scenes of the movie are filmed. To me, nothing screams more of ‘dinosaur!’ than the stunningly rugged, notoriously inaccessible and uniquely beautiful Na Pali Coast. If dinosaurs did exist anywhere in the world, Na Pali is it.

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Fancy equipment can only take you so far; when hiking, it’s your legs and your attitude that get you across some of the most amazing landscapes in the world. There are some truly incredible trails which take anything from a few hours to a few months to complete, and this part of the website is dedicated to fabulous hiking routes, intrepid treks and one of a kind trails.

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