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Tucked away . . .

. . .  in a valley along the Orb River, is the little village of Vieussan.  If you approach it from the direction of Berlou, along the D177, you round a corner and find the village scattered on the hill on the other side of the river, almost as if someone had emptied a box of toy houses over it.   349 more words


Day Eleven - Cape Tribulation to Cairns - Last Night in Cairns

Woke up after an amazing night in the rainforest. Had a quick box of cereal for breakfast and then chilled by the pool for a couple of hours. 402 more words


The Rhinnogs – swimming in Llyn Cwm Bychan

Wading out of Llyn Cwm Bychan

Getting out

Out swimming

Llyn Cwm Bychan in the shadow of Carreg-y-saeth

Over the wall

“After supper I went back up the mountain and camped at the top end of a lake, Llyn Cwm Bychan, on a little sheep–mown peninsula where the river enters it… I woke to the beginnings of a fine day and bathed in the lake off my peninsula, swimming through lingering miasmal mists rising off the surface.” 814 more words


Mt. Manalmon: Sunrise on a rock

Summer of 2014  my high school friend who was into climbing invited me to this one… Mt. Manalmon is located at San Miguel Bulacan. Just 1 1/2 – 2 hours away from manila. 670 more words


Blythburgh - into the marshes

Looking down north

Tim takes to the water

Tim in the marshes

The reed beds

Bulcamp marshes

“I lowered myself off the jetty into a foot and a half of estuary water and propelled myself over the bed of delicate, smooth mud, out into the deeper waters of a maze of submerged drainage channels.” 570 more words


Hambridge and the levels - drain swimming

In the drain

The bridge over the old canal

Getting ready to get in

“I swam just outside Hambridge in one of the long straight drains across the flat grazing meadows on West Moor like tall mirrors, It was about fifteen feet wide and four feet deep.” 526 more words