When you're out on the trail (or even when you're not) there isn't going to be a doctor, nurse or ambulance at the ready to help when things go wrong with you or one of your party. Make sure you carry at least a minimal first aid kit with you for just such occasions.
So I’ve been lucky enough to be based in Sydney for just over a year now. Coming from Christchurch, it feels like a pretty big and busy city, especially given it has the same population as New Zealand packed into it. read more »