A minimalist on the Tongariro Crossing – my bad weather alpine experience

โ€œWhat you see is what you get. If you don’t like it, you can stay in the bus, I’ll bring you back and you will get a refundโ€

It was raining. I’ve waited 10 months to do the Tongariro Alpine Crossing and it was bloody raining. I got out of the bus, which had brought me and 20 other travellers ot the carpark of the Crossing at 8:30AM in the morning and immediately put on my rain jacket. Continue reading “A minimalist on the Tongariro Crossing – my bad weather alpine experience”

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A minimalist on the Tongariro Crossing – my bad weather alpine experience

Bye bye Wellington – this minimalist is traveling again

Sorry for not having posted new posts for a longer time, I’ve been busy with travel prep and leaving the country prep…

Now I finally arrived at my next destination and free library Wifi allows me to post some updates of what happened recently and how minimalistic I’m traveling now. So what happened the past 2 weeks? Well, I had to do what everyone who wants to go overseas has to do: disassemble and sell a household. This is the 3rd time already that I’m doing that and it’s kind of a routine now – I’m getting good at reducing and minimizing things to get to the essence of what’s really important.
Continue reading “Bye bye Wellington – this minimalist is traveling again”

Bye bye Wellington – this minimalist is traveling again

Penguins, albatrosses and seals in Dunedin

I love animals and after the monkeys in Japan and the dolphins and the seals I saw from afar I was very happy that I had the opportunity to see some yellow eyed and some blue penguins in additions to some albatrosses and close-up seals in Dunedin yesterday. Pictures are under the cut! Continue reading “Penguins, albatrosses and seals in Dunedin”

Penguins, albatrosses and seals in Dunedin