Step, Westport > Wellington (582km, 12 days)

The variety trip :-) Cycling, ride on the heaphy track, hiking in Abel Tasman, freeze in Picton, ferry to Wellington, Meting Cyril and Valerie :-)

Havelock > Picton (41km, 2h30)

Today, I’m heading east towards Picton. I would like to meet Jude and Denis again. We met them with Josianne 5 months ago in Anakiwa when we were going to ride the Queen Charlotte track. The day we left, the couple told us that we could come back and see them again before leaving South island. Their place is right on my way to Picton so I will be glad to see them again and say goodbye. But before all that, now, the day starts with an hill, a good warm up :-)

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Marahau > Abel Tasman track return > Motueka (25km, 1h30)

Hey, the sun is coming back today and the timing is nice for me. Marahau is situated next to the Abel Tasman National park. It’s a famous place where hundreds of tourists come every summer and even every year. At this time of the year now, the track is certainly much less crowded, a good opportunity for me to visit it today :-) I won’t do all the track because I would have need at least two days but I could walk simply one hour and come back. It’s better than nothing so Let’ go!

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