A River Runs Through It

“There is a dedicated National Trail, the Thames Path, that follows the course of the river, all 184 miles of it. It takes two weeks to walk the whole thing, but for me it became a project to dip in and out of, walking it in segments over a year or so, travelling from station…

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A Long Way Home

“We spent a couple of days in Arrowtown, a welcome distance from the summer crowds of nearby Queenstown. Retaining its gold-rush charm, the main street is a cluster of heritage-style shops and original miners’ cottages, making it easy to imagine the lives of families who emigrated here to make their fortune panning the Arrow River…

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