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Scottish National Trail - glen setback, corrie doddle.

Day 17, April 27th, Glen Tilt to Bynack Lodge, and back again! The cold snap had dumped heavy snow on the high tops of the Cairngorms, and even by the river down in Glen Tilt I’d pitched my tent among large patches of the white stuff. 3,556 more words


Two days in Glasgow

Day 1

I left Edinburgh on the Sunday, taking the train from Edinburgh Waverly station to Glasgow central, before grabbing a quick lunch then heading out to try to find my hostel. 209 more words


A few days in Edinburgh

Apologies for the gap in posting on this blog – this has come about simply because I’ve been on holiday and haven’t really had internet access! 369 more words


Scottish National Trail - Overview

Apart from the two minor hitches feebly excused in the last post, I completed the Scottish National Trail and found it fairly straightforward, though obviously it’s a long old hike. 4,447 more words

Affording a Travel Bug

What’s a travel bug?
Is it contagious? Ring the GP!

The travel bug is basically like having a little bug climb into your brain, sit at your control panels and start spinning a globe, making you dream constantly about seeing exotic new places like no other and meeting people of different cultures who will have an effect on your life forever. 1,936 more words


The One With a Reading Week in Boston

It’s been just over two weeks since Emily and I ran away from our reading and responsibilities for a 5 day trip to the states and I am here to tell you was it EVER worth it. 1,635 more words

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