About Gaurav Pimprikar

Gaurav is based out of the San Francisco Bay area, working as a technologist in the cloud computing space. Inspired by all the mountaineering and travel books read growing up, Gaurav loves to travel, backpack and photograph in wild spaces, from the local favorites such as Yosemite and the High Sierras to international destinations like Patagonia and the Alps. You can follow his travel photography on https://www.instagram.com/dustytraveler/

Milford Track of Great Walks – Solo Travels in New Zealand

Milford Track (video) is regularly referred to as “the finest walk in the world”. And most people argue that it is New Zealand’s best walk. The [...]

By |2016-11-01T22:09:54+00:00October 8th, 2016|Australia, Destinations, New Zealand|0 Comments

Routeburn Track of Great Walks – Solo Travels in New Zealand

Heading out of Queenstown, my first hike was the Routeburn Track. It is one of the 9 New Zealand Great Walks. Along with Milford Track and Kepler [...]

By |2016-11-01T21:58:45+00:00September 1st, 2016|Australia, Destinations, New Zealand|2 Comments

Solo Backpacking trip to New Zealand – Hitchhiking in Te Waipounamu

“Kia Ora, ladies and gentlemen, in a few minutes we will begin our descent into Christchurch..” Outside, the scenery had changed from the deep blue [...]

By |2017-06-06T11:04:32+00:00March 23rd, 2016|Australia, Destinations, New Zealand|2 Comments