New Zealand: The Routeburn Track

One of New Zealand’s nine “Great Walks,” the Routeburn Track is famous for spectacular mountain scenery, alpine grasslands, glacier-fed lakes, rivers, and waterfalls, and southern beech forests teeming with native birds.  The Routeburn Track was to be the final hike during my two-week visit to this beautiful country, and I was of course very excited to get started, but I’d botched the planning process.  If I was to get this Great Walk done, a creative approach would be necessary…

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New Zealand: The Routeburn Track