Back in the summer, my friend and I decided upon a 22 kilometre (14-ish miles, to save you the trouble of converting) walk over the Otago Peninsula. Besides the prerequisite trekking paraphernalia, I opted to take my Olympus OM-D fitted with the 12-50mm kit zoom lens. This proved to be a portable and powerful option, occupying less space in my bag and crippling my back much less than the Pentax K-7 and Sigma 17-70mm I used to carry.
Fraught with walking tracks, scenic lookouts, and roads (should your legs need a break), the Otago Peninsula is a must-see when visiting Dunedin. The peninsula houses many attractions including historic lime kilns and animals such as albatrosses, set against a breathtaking backdrop of hilly terrain, meandering down to precipitous cliffs and expansive beaches. My personal recommendation is the “back” of the peninsula beyond Hooper’s Inlet, where the scenery has more of a rugged, honest charm, and civilisation is rarely encountered.
That’s enough waffling from me. This is meant to be a photo post, after all.