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Isle of Skye, Scotland - Walking around Skye

We’re finally picking up writing Daleks¬†Great Scotland Camping Trip again, but not from where we left off. Dalek is still going to write his day-by-day ramblings but as many travelers are already planning their summer trips, we’ve decided to first write all the practical information for each region visited (with campsite reviews) in the next 2 weeks. 1,144 more words


Haiku: Imagine

(Image courtesy of Carpe Diem Haiku Kai)

pillows of deep blue
endless hills drifting away
lone traveller dreams

Written for Carpe Diem #1128 Imagine the Road to Santiago



Bermuda Marathon race recap: where did these hills come from?

For having lived in Bermuda for seven years – and having run this course two years ago for the Bermuda half marathon – one would think I would not have forgotten how hilly this tiny rock in the middle of the Atlantic is. 3,621 more words


Riding NZ's west coast: There is such a thing as a free lunch

Last time we cycled in New Zealand we didn’t make it to the west coast of the South Island. Everything you hear makes it sound a must-see – glaciers, rainforests, beaches, quiet scenic roads – apart from the one fact that it rains there. 1,852 more words


Hills, Bathrooms, and Dry Food in Oporto (Blake's Perspective)

Dear Friends,

Jazmin gave an enthusiastic review of our trip to Oporto over our break. While I won’t discount that the views are spectacular, that we had an amazing time for morning tea at the loveliest shop, or that the people there were very kind (and pretty much everybody spoke English). 329 more words


Natural Gem

Vares, 65km north of Sarajevo

”What the hammer? what the chain,

In what furnace was thy brain?

What the anvil? what dread grasp,

Dare its deadly terrors clasp! 49 more words