Cherry Processing 

I followed Shane, a petite Malaysian woman with short black hair and a commanding presence, to the break room. She introduced me to the pack house workers, a group of eighteen Malaysian women, one Singapore woman and one butch German woman. “Everyone, this is Sam and she is working with us today. She came from … More Cherry Processing 

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Riverside Campground

My apologies for not posting anything in a few weeks – I’ve been busy enjoying the beautiful summer weather of the Southern Hemisphere! After leaving Blenheim, the worst city in New Zealand, I headed northwest and camped at Riverside Camp near Motueka. After passing the camp twice, I turned onto the gravel with a small … More Riverside Campground

Mt Sunday Bivvy

  After only two days of work we had two days off. I took advantage of this to explore the Richmond Range, just an hour east of Blenheim. I followed road signs to Mt Sunday along the logging roads, twisting and turning along the gravel. The carpark was empty, which was a good sign since … More Mt Sunday Bivvy