Te Araroa Trail documentary

Comfort Theory hikes the 3000 km track from Cape Reinga to Bluff, New Zealand.

Click PLAY or watch the trailer on YouTube.

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The Rift – 9 months walking Africa’s Rift Valley

A new documentary.

Louis Devereux producer:

In September 2015 Robert Devereux, my father, set out to do it himself, attempting to become the first person in the world to do it in one go! …

Robert finished walking in April 2016. After nearly three years of working on this documentary I am now asking for your help. …

We are very close to a finished film, we have a 75 minute cut and are tweaking in the edit suite even as the campaign is live. …


Click PLAY or watch a clip on Vimeo.

Masahito Yoshida ends 10 years walking

Yoshida’s journey has taken him all around the world — from Asia to North America to Africa — on a trip he says spanned about 77,500 kilometres. …

Yoshida plans to head back to Japan next — this time by plane — where he said he’ll take on a job working at a hotel at Mount Fuji, and get some rest.

Now, he’s finished it all off in the North, walking the new highway from Inuvik to reach the Arctic coast, in Tuktoyaktuk.

A walk in his shoes: Japanese man caps off years-long walk around world in Tuktoyaktuk

“I’m so tired now,” says Masahito Yoshida, who started walking from China nearly 10 years ago

Te Araroa Trail, New Zealand

Te Araroa (The Long Pathway) is New Zealand‘s long distance tramping route, stretching ~3000 km (1850 miles) along the length of the country’s two main islands from Cape Reinga to Bluff.

It is made up of a mixture of older tracks and walkways, new tracks and link sections alongside roads. …

Most thru-hikers take between three and six months for a complete trip. …

Attitude Over Ability did a good chunk of the Te Araroa — the wilder south island.

  • 1,200km walked
  • 53 days walking
  • 15 zero days

BUDGET in New Zealand dollars for 53 days:

  • Travel within NZ ~ $270
  • Accommodation ~ $1,500
  • Food ~ $2,500
  • Misc ~$1,500

Read her trip report.

More trip reports.

official website

Click PLAY or watch a preview on YouTube.