The Blue Pools of Haast Pass, South Island, New Zealand. Haast Pass is a mountain pass in the Southern New Zealand Alps. It is named for Julius von Haast, a explorer who was also geologist for the Provincial government of Canterbury.
Japan’s Nakasendo Walk. Photography by Kevin Kelly. The Nakasendo is an old road in Japan that connects Kyoto to Tokyo - it was once a major foot highway. I want to back pack Tokyo to Kyoto make it happen!