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Wild Swimming

I love wild swimming, always have. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve nothing against a swimming pool, far from it, I really enjoy a swim in them too. 877 more words


Nelson, Havelock and back to the ferry

It was rather strange packing up all by ourselves after so long in the company of Starcharger and ZigZag. Our time left in NZ had ticked down to a few weeks and with a need to spend a bit of time back Auckland selling the car, we decided we needed to start heading back towards the ferry. 809 more words

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River swimming

It’s summer Down Under. Everybody is at the beach. And the Conversation has an article on river swimming in Australian cities. Includes historical photography and mentions some famous swimming and diving events from the 20st century.  13 more words


Discovering the Thames

Seeing a river from a duck’s level is completely different to seeing it from the bank. The Thames stretched ahead of us in an elegant curve, looking much wider than it had from the side. 465 more words


Down in the Dordogne - Kayaking in the Sun

Of course the main draw of the Dordogne is the river itself and whilst the bridges, lanes and villages give you a feel for it, the best way to experience it is from on the water… 338 more words


A sneak peak at paradise: Cancun

Why Cancun:

So my boyfriend has always been very good at buying presents but last November he really took it to the next level by arriving at my door on my 21st birthday with flowers and a note saying he was taking me to… 2,616 more words