• Natascha Mirosch

Episode 35: Bewildered – Six Months in the New Zealand Wilderness

Updated: Jul 4

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Ever wanted to run away from home? Or leave your entire life? After 10 years on the corporate treadmill and suffering from anxiety and depression and the confidence-crushing effects of a painful break-up, Laura Waters made the life changing decision to go on a hike.

This was to be no stroll in the national park though – instead she set off for a 6 month, 3000 km trek from the top of New Zealand’s north island to the tip of the south, traversing challenging terrain and capricious weather with just a small knapsack of belongings.

In this episode of ExtraVirgin,  talk to Laura her about her experience in the New Zealand wilderness as detailed in her book “Bewildered” and the long-term effect that checking out and recalibarating her life has had. Enjoy!


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FOR GOURMANDS WHO LOVE TO TRAVEL AND TRAVELLERS WHO LOVE GOOD FOOD