How Many Miles?

Dear Friends,

 Ever since I read that the travels of Marco Polo inspired those of Christopher Columbus I have wanted to do some discovering of my own. The problem is that most places have already been discovered, but I found the perfect place to hone my exploration skills and try out my keen sense of direction.

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The Great Maze at Puzzling World in Wanaka is the world’s first modern labyrinth, with overhead walkways creating a 3D effect.

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The task seemed straightforward. All I had to do was find the four corners of the maze – yellow, green, blue and red – and then find my way out again. It looked simple enough from above – just remember the design of the maze and take no wrong turns.

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Easier said than done! Once I was down in the maze every corner and every wall looked the same. I didn’t know which way to turn.

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In the end I just followed my nose (and a couple of other intrepid wanderers who looked like they knew what they were doing) and finally success was mine!

Then came the ultimate challenge: I had to find my way out again.

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Eventually I made it back to the finishing line. Whoever said it takes an hour to complete the maze must have been out of their mind with exhaustion!

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After this adventure I can cross “explorer” off my bucket list. I don’t need to do that again!

Justin.

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7 Comments

  1. Looks really fun, but I’m pretty sure I’d be there all day since I basically have no sense of direction! 😉

  2. That looks like such fun! Well done you for finding all four corners AND your way back out again. 🙂

    • Thanks! It was fun finding the corners but getting out of there was just plain tricky! Justin.

  3. hahahaha You are one amazing beaver, Justin!

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