With the Christmas season about to enter full swing, temptation awaits. So, over the next few weeks, the Wild Women Weekly will be choc-a-block with delicious nutritious recipes to keep you feeling fabulous and joyful - no food coma's around here.
We had just climbed 500m in ascent on slippery ice and snow to the summit of Mt Ruapehu, an active Volcano in the World Heritage National Park of Tongariro. Then, the guide called me over. ‘That’s the way down’, he said. A 60-degree drop which continued for several hundred metres. My heart began to race. "Really?", I replied.