• New Zealand,  We12hike

    Hiking the Routeburn Track in New Zealand

    Hiking the Routeburn Track – a must for New Zealand travelers The Routeburn Track is being called one of and possibly the most stunning multi day hike in New Zealand. Even though I don’t fully agree on the latter, I do think that the Routeburn Track hike is one of the best that tramping in New Zealand has to offer and a must for every New Zealand traveler who’s into hiking.   I’ve hiked the Routeburn Track twice in my life, once in 2011 with good weather and once in 2018 with poor weather. Very poor weather in fact. I combined both experiences in this ultimate guide to hiking the…

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    New Zealand,  We12hike

    Why Roys Peak hike in Wanaka is a waste of your time

    Let me first explain that I am not very often disappointed in a hike. In fact, there are only a few walks in the world that I have not enjoyed. The Roys Peak walk in Wanaka is one of them. This overhyped and extremely boring hike I did during my last New Zealand trip when I spent three months hiking all over the country. As I had seen many pictures of Roys Peak on Instagram, I was very curious, but the hike was not nearly as spectacular as I imagined it to be.   Hike Roys Peak Wanaka: a desillusion in New Zealand Generally I’m not a fan of blogging…