Tag: Responsible tourism

Together Stray & Kohutapu Lodge make a positive impact on local school

Together Stray & Kohutapu Lodge make a positive impact on local school

A little over a year ago Stray changed its North Island tour route to include an overnight stay at Kohutapu Lodge on the edge of Lake Aniwhenua. “Lake Anna – what?” you might be wondering. Located in the central North Island on the outskirts of a sleepy logging town called Murupara, this place is not […]

No Pain, No Gain! Stray does the Ultimate Challenge for a Worthy Cause

No Pain, No Gain! Stray does the Ultimate Challenge for a Worthy Cause

Get… set… go! They issued the challenge and we accepted, even if that meant a whole lot of pain! Call us crazy, we even offered to pay them for it – but it was all to raise funds for a worthy cause…   On Saturday 2 August, some of the crew from our Stray Auckland office joined forces […]

A Practice in Plowing: The Living Land Farm in Luang Prabang, Laos

A Practice in Plowing: The Living Land Farm in Luang Prabang, Laos

‘Hui, Susan! Hui!’ My bare feet squelched uncomfortably in the mud beneath me, and the milky grey water rose up to lap at my knees. With one hand on the plow, and another holding the reins, I tried to convince myself that I really was in control of the beast before me. My efforts aside, […]

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