On the tourist trail at Milford Sound

Friday, 11th April 2014 by
The Iconic Mitre Peak in Milford Sound (Photo Adrian Camm)After a big day in the mountains I decided it was time to enjoy some more relaxing activities and check out the tourist trail in Milford Sound. So we drove down to Milford Sound and took a boat trip through the sound and out to the Tasman sea. We saw lots of wildlife and jaw […]

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thomasIt’s just after Halloween and Thomas the Tank Engine doesn’t believe in ghosts, or does he?

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Hunstanton

Sunday, 13th October 2013 by
A sun star starfishNorth-west Norfolk is just a 90 minute drive from Rutland so on Saturday we visited the Norfolk coastline. We drove to Hunstanton and then got the local bus to Thornham and walked back along the beach. The beach was empty, except for the large numbers of birdwatchers. We asked one of them what they were […]

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1185230_10151814465644526_1501545212_nFor our summer girls weekend out we originally planned to do a nice climbing and mountaineering weekend to the Lämmeren hut starting from Kandersteg (CH).

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Hiking over Fimmvorthuhals Pass

Saturday, 24th August 2013 by
Looking across the fresh lava flow to Magni, one of the new craters on Eyjafjallajokull.A glorious two day walk across a mountain pass between two volcanoes...

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More wet adventures in Iceland

Wednesday, 21st August 2013 by
Richard gets into the holiday spiritSight-seeing around Iceland continued for another day, this time with visits to the Skaftafell National Park and then to Jökulsárlón. We arrived at Skaftafell to rain and fog and ‘enjoyed’ a very damp meal of sweet and sour noodles with about 50 other people under a very crowded shelter. The next morning we awoke to […]

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Three Wet Days in Iceland

Monday, 19th August 2013 by
Strokur begins an eruption.The first three days of our trip to Iceland featured rain, hot springs and waterfalls...

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Rhoscolyn

Sunday, 4th August 2013 by
The view back across to Snowdonia from Anglesey.  With heavy summer rain clouds over the mountains!We've been to Rhoscolyn a few times before, but never before have we bothered to look beyond the direct approach to Rhoscolyn's Llawder crag from the parking near the church.

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