AMANDA LIA ROGERS

Kahurangi - Central Otago - Westland

conservation, huts, nature, road trips, tramping, travel, wildlifeAmanda RogersComment

A delayed Christmas break to three favourite places involving hutbagging, catching jewelled geckos for translocation, searching for ancestors' gravestones in west coast cemeteries and an epic wedding squeezed in between.

Boulder Lake (the hut is that tiny white speck on the far side of the lake, to the left) from Brown Cow Ridge

Boulder Lake (the hut is that tiny white speck on the far side of the lake, to the left) from Brown Cow Ridge

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Adelaide Tarn Hut

Adelaide Tarn Hut

Anatoki Forks Hut

Anatoki Forks Hut

Coprosma spp. and snowberries

Coprosma spp. and snowberries

Jewelled Gecko,  Naultinus gemmeus

Jewelled Gecko, Naultinus gemmeus

Old Woman Hut, Kopuwai Range

Old Woman Hut, Kopuwai Range

One of a dozen fords that stopped Little Blue and I from further adventuring. At least they make good camping spots.

One of a dozen fords that stopped Little Blue and I from further adventuring. At least they make good camping spots.

Track to Rod Donald Hut, Banks Peninsula.

Track to Rod Donald Hut, Banks Peninsula.

Korimako

Korimako

Okarito

Okarito

Ludovico Martini's resting spot, Stafford Cemetery, Arahura

Ludovico Martini's resting spot, Stafford Cemetery, Arahura