The Tongariro Alpine Crossing

An excellent day tramp on the North Island of New Zealand, the Tongariro Alpine Crossing is well worth some consideration. It was one of my favourite experiences and the scenery is spectacular. Here’s a bit of information about the hike:

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Climbing Mt Agung (Bali’s highest volcano) and sliding back down on my bum

Although Bali had been scheduled as a “holiday” from my long term trip. When I heard it was possible to hike up the highest volcano on the island, I thought ‘heck I enjoy walking, this will add to the relaxation’. How wrong I was!

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Descending Mt Agung is one of the most terrifying experiences of my life

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