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The Great Ocean Road(trip)

I honestly believe that every South Australian over the age of about nineteen has, at least once, uttered the words ‘I really have to do the Great Ocean Road one day’. 1,429 more words

Pennine Way Blog 2: Day Five

…in which I squelch in circles around swamps, ingest circular sausages and fail to circulate with cyclists.

Black Hill to Alston, 14 miles.


This day was carefully scheduled as an excuse for lunch at The Kirkstyle Inn which is just 450 of my paces from where The Way meets the A689 at Burnstones Viaduct, Knarsdale. 1,655 more words

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Pennine Way Blog 2: Pre-Day

..in which I entrain to Berwick upon Tweed, am inconvenienced by gruesomely unfortunate cows and write a poem.

North to South – The First Day Issue. 1,172 more words

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Pennine Way Blog 2

Welcome to The Perverse Pennine Way Blog!

Perverse in that I walked the ‘wrong’ way, north to south, and largely spurned indoor accommodation. For a more user-friendly walk, you might prefer… 1,425 more words

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The city of temples

Bagan city. The reason we came to Myanmar in the first place. I was so excited to get there. Everyone we’d spoken to about it said it was really amazing so i had very high expectations. 1,794 more words


Pennine Way Blog 1: Post-Day

…in which I recover from the Pennine Way via scotch pies, bus rides, footie dives and Gollum’s own hostel.

Kirk Yetholm to Berwick upon Tweed. 549 more words

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Pennine Way Blog 1: Day 19

…in which I meditate in a wet sack of feathers, officially certify myself and encounter an equestrian manifestation. With bagpipes. I’m not making this stuff up, you know. 1,251 more words
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