or … staying focused… Te Anau is a very pleasant place to take a zero day.
Patrick, Eef and P-J powered through the Routeburn track and I am delighted to see them arrive in Te Anau only a day after me. We will walk the last stretch of the Trail together. I do not want any more solo time. I know now I can do this on my own, I have had plenty of profitable solitude, and the Trail is almost over. I want to spend the rest of it with my fellow hikers who also became very dear fr