Te Araroa Trail Cape Reinga
It was a shocker of a day to start Te Araroa trail.
A couple of friends had driven me up to Cape Reinga at the very northernmost tip of New Zealand's Northland region. This was the start of my long pathway, and we couldn't even see the lighthouse when we arrived :-( it was so foggy, windy, spitty and horrible!
We shivered our way through the obligatory photos with the signpost and chatted to a couple of other TA starters (Hungarian &...