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The Abel Tasman Track

NEW ZEALAND | Monday, 12 January 2015 | Views [303]

Today I started the Abel Tasman Track, one of the great walks.  The weathe continues to be great. I walked from Marahau to Anchorage which was around 12km. I arrived around lunchtime at the Anchorage hut. After lunch i left the backpack and went exploring.

First I went out to the Pitt Head Lookout and walked the circuit around to the absolutely stunning Te Pukatea Bay. Afte rthis I went in the other direction and walked most of the hightide track out to Cleopatra's Pools.  I slipped over on a rock in the pool but didn't hurt myself, after dropping my phone which luckily didn't cause any harm.  I went down the natural waterslide which was good fun. Luckily I avoided injury.  

I returned to Anchorage bay and had a lovely swim.  Whilst drying on the beach I was befriended by ranger Steve who persuaded me to go for another swim and then to partake in his 'gym workout'.  I avoided his invitation to show me the glow worm cave. 

Tags: beach, swimming, walking


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