When a country boasts a game reserve revered the world over such as Kenya’s Masai Mara, there are hundreds of touring operators all scrambling to compete for travellers’ custom.

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Was it really dry yesterday?

Sunday, 23rd February 2014 by
Laetitia enjoying the sunshine with far Pen-y-ghent behindI can hardly believe that yesterday was dry, sunny even! But it was cold and windy so instead of a trip to the indoor climbing wall on such a nice day we decided our fitness levels were in need of some attention.

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James & Oliver go skiing … again!

Wednesday, 19th February 2014 by
GulliverWe left the rain in England to find Chamonix all covered in snow. All the flights were delayed so we didn’t get to Uncle Pete and Aunty Tish’s apartment until 2am! The next morning it was really cloudy so we went to Planards and skied down the blue slope a few times to get used […]

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Gimme Sunshine

Monday, 17th February 2014 by
TeideAfter a seemingly endless winter of snow and cold, followed by the rain, gales and misery of England, Terry thought it would be good to get some sunshine.

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Mini Ski Tour to Trient

Sunday, 9th February 2014 by
Pete and Rebecca enjoying a coke at Trient waiting for the bus back to VallorcineOur last day of skiing before returning home to flooded and wind swept Blighty was a fun mini ski tour from the top of the lift system at Le Tour down to Trient….

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Three Days in Bergen

Friday, 7th February 2014 by
Rachel sits on a cannon in the old fort.Three winter days in Bergen: mountains, museums and cake!

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A Vallée Blanche Burfday Pressie

Friday, 7th February 2014 by
The Vallée Blanche team (Laetitia, Pete, Richard, Jon, Rebecca, and Mathias) at the buvette near the end of the Mer de GlaceThis morning it is snowing so hard it’s like the sky is falling in! Hard to believe that yesterday was clear and sunny. But it was. Perfect for a well timed Burfday descent of the Vallée Blanche…

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Grands Montets Powder

Wednesday, 5th February 2014 by
Laetitia off-piste at Grands MontetsIt’s become a bit of a tradition to take the first week of February as a skiing trip; it offers two fantastic things, usually some of the best snow conditions, and the week incorporates my birthday. Why not? I pay pay for the queen to have a holiday on her birthday every year, why shouldn’t […]

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