Let’s take a brief trip to a land where grave danger is always near, human life may be scarce but nature holds abundant beauty. Wild beasts meander and the greatest pleasures are born from the environment. You’re a guest, but don’t expect any pleasantries. Come on a journey to Middle Earth where a safe return is possible but never probable.
Alright, we’re not actually going to Middle Earth, but if you have a healthy imagination then we kind of are. You should never let the truth get in the way of a good story!
Josh Ku, Barney Cools official ambassador of ‘getting off the beaten track’, and Sidekick/Photographer Mark Clinton jumped over the ditch to NZ Earlier in the month for a spot of exploring.
They manhandled raw landscapes, skirted their way around fierce hurricane-esque storms, copped debilitating fevers resulting from an unrelenting illness experts have labeled ‘the hangover’, did the tango with murderous seals and managed to come out unscathed with a memory card stacked with images that are fit for a gallery wall.