Between Each Step: A Married Couple's Thru Hike On New Zealand's Te Araroa

by Patrice La Vigne

It starts with a bold, audacious idea. Let’s walk the length of New Zealand. In 2014-15, Patrice and Justin hiked Te Araroa, roughly 2,000 miles from the top of the North Island to the bottom of the South Island. Told with suspense, style and humor, this travel memoir captures the essence of trail life, New Zealand’s unique culture and the tradeoffs to an off-the-beaten path trajectory.

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