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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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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Nest Box Visitors

Tuesday, 28th May 2013 by
Seven Great Tit eggsAfter not having any visitors last year we were quite excited to hear some activity in the bird box a few weeks ago.

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Little Stint -  Calidris minutaNews about bird guests arriving to Lake Balaton spread around fast among birdwatchers. I didn’t want to miss the occasion.

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Birdwatching!

Wednesday, 25th April 2012 by
05_Little OwlMy very good friend and climbing partner Istvan went out on the “hunt” again! As he hasn’t worked much on his English since his last post, he asked me to post for him again which I happily did because I think that his photos are just as wonderful as his winged models. Enjoy!

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Happy Christmas from Antarctica!!

Thursday, 22nd December 2011 by
Over the last couple of weeks the main topic of conversation here at Halley has been food ... do I forsee a Roman style banquet?

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Windy Bay Penguin Colony

Sunday, 4th December 2011 by
Today I was lucky enough to travel the 40kms to Windy Bay where there is an Emperor Penguin colony...

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A Fine Day in the Pilis

Friday, 27th May 2011 by
_IGP5192 600 HantMy very good friend and climbing partner Istvan (Hungarian for Steve) has birdwatching as a hobby. He frequently goes to take wonderful photographs, not only of birds but anything he finds interesting. I thought he could share one of his recent trips here. As his English is not that strong yet, he asked me to […]

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