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On the Pembrokeshire Coast Path 2018 - Day 4

It was day 4, and the last day of our walk for this year and we knew that decisions had to be made. We had planned to walk 16/17 miles into Pembroke today but the need to arrive there in time to drive home, combined with our inability to walk fast because of painful knees and feet, meant that this needed to be reviewed. 966 more words

The Dorset Rambler

On the Pembrokeshire Coast Path 2018 - Day 3

Day 3 dawned much as day 2 had ended, with damp mist hanging over the coast. We made our way back to Musselwick Bay where we left off yesterday, both hobbling somewhat. 1,172 more words

The Dorset Rambler

The Dales High Way

I’ve just returned from another backpacking trip, this time to walk the Dales High Way which runs south to north over the high ground of the Yorkshire Dales. 291 more words

The Dorset Rambler

Rio De Janeiro; A Love Letter

The metro has painted markings on the platforms of the exact place the train doors will open when it has stopped. The trains never stop within those parameters, always just a couple of feet askew. 4,661 more words


Back in Lone Pine

Day 1 – Wednesday 6/20/18

It’s 4:30 am. It’s still dark outside. I’m sitting in the kitchen, eating Ellenos Greek Yogurt and I’m listening to the already busy traffic outside the house. 525 more words


How to Travel on a Budget in 2018

Rent The Stuff You Need

When you are on the move it’s hard (and often very limiting) to carry everything you need on your back. However, this can present a bit of a dilemma, you don’t want to waste money buying items you only need for a few days, but equally risking missing these experiences altogether isn’t ideal either. 740 more words


The Far North

Walks have been walked but not described here, on this blog, which is naughty because walks of such excellence need sharing.

Caithness might be anticlimactic for North Coast 500 drivers who just want to turn the corner at John o’Groats, but there is plenty to see for anyone prepared to leave the trade route. 86 more words