Jurassic Park Tramps

“One of the best and most economical ways to see New Zealand is to tramp your way through it,” suggests Canadian  freelance writer Vawn Himmelsbach, whose favourite tramps include: the Northern Circuit & Tongariro Crossing, the Abel Tasman Coast Track and the Routeburn, “arguably one of the best alpine tramps” in the country. Tramping in New Zealand means “you’ll find a little bit of everything, from mountains to volcanoes to fiords to glaciers to beaches – all surrounded by primeval forests. With some of the oldest plant forms on earth, you’ll feel like you’re on the set of Jurassic Park.”


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Visiting New Zealand’s Oldest City Dunedin

Visiting New Zealand’s Oldest City Dunedin

“Dunedin has long had a reputation in New Zealand as the country’s avant garde student haven, a gritty post-industrial city now home to artists, musicians, academics and more than a handful…