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Llun yr Wythnos: W10, Cuenca

Un pnawn braf yn crwydro ar hyd strydoedd cul, hynafol Cuenca. Ma’ holl adeiladau canol dinas Cuenca wedi eu hadeiladu allan o wenithfaen pinc a melyn – carreg hollol sexy. 71 more words


Daily struggles for the mid-late twenties traveller

The mid to late twenties is a weird and frankly terrifying time in life. You’re young enough that you still feel like you don’t really know what you’re doing, yet old enough that everyone assumes you do, and everyone around you also seems to have everything sorted. 730 more words


Appalachian Trail: Sleepy Day (day 4)

Our hiking group today went from four active hikers to two. After waking early and making us coffee, Joslyn drove us all to Washington State Monument. 534 more words

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Juxtapositions, Part 1

On a two-night backpacking trip in the high plateaus of the Dolly Sods Wilderness Area in West Virginia, the sun smiled on us without fail; the breeze knew just when we needed it most; the rhododendrons glowed at dusk; the blueberries practically tumbled off the bushes into our hands; and the gentle waters of Red Creek (not to mention all of its tributaries and stepchildren) flowed and bubbled everywhere. 684 more words


Cotswold Way - Chapter 8

We  walk from Cold Ashton to Bath, the final section of the Cotswold Way.

I read Chapter 8 of the Tao te Ching, translated by Steven Mitchell. 124 more words


Hiking Cordillera Huayhuash without a Guide - Part 1: A Challenging Trek

Peru’s Cordillera Huayhuash (pronounced “why wash”) Circuit is one of the most gorgeous treks in the world. For years I had pictured myself in front of these turquoise glacial melt lakes and jagged snow capped peaks soaring into white clouds. 757 more words

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