When Everything Changes

Lauren has flown home to the States, and I’m now traveling solo. This was planned months ago, but it feels very new, strange, and if I'm being honest, scary. I’ve never lived and traveled in another country by myself. I wasn’t ready for our New Zealand experience to be over. “Our” experience, the one we… Continue reading When Everything Changes

Mount Cook National Park · Traveling

Climbing to Mueller Hut – Mount Cook National Park

My last overnight hike in New Zealand was to the Mueller Hut, a popular spot 1800 meters up near Mount Cook, NZ’s tallest peak. I knew the hike to Mueller began with over 2000 stairs. What I did not know was that these stairs were narrow, ladder-like protrusions that I climbed on all fours as… Continue reading Climbing to Mueller Hut – Mount Cook National Park