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The Farne Islands revisited

This is the time of year that I start to get restless for a trip offshore to see the seabirds and the grey seals. A quick glance at the weather and the bus timetable, with the added bonus of online booking, and I was off on the incredibly long bus journey up the coast to the fabulous Farnes. 321 more words

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A quick Cotswolds stroll through Cowley woods, Gloucestershire

A circular walk with a hefty dose of wildlife and woodlands, that’s not too challenging after a comforting pub lunch. 435 more words


Fox Hill Fun

Last weekend we headed out on a beautifully sunny day for a hike at Fox Hill Park in Franconia, NH.  The park is maintained by the Franconia Conservation Commission and can easily be found on Dow Ave off of Route 18.  385 more words


Mt Aspiring Hut Walk

After my walk along the Greenstone-Caples Track I met up with my friend Tol from SmilingLeaf for some more adventures. We headed up to Wanaka and then after some messing around for food (again) set out towards Mt Aspiring Hut. 57 more words


Amsterdam 2017: Leaving (Day 7 - Final Day)

Thanks to a surprisingly lengthy continental breakfast this morning, we did not spend the day in Amsterdam’s nearby fishing villages. Instead, our plans became a simple walk around the city and shopping in the afternoon. 342 more words


Amsterdam 2017: Culturing Ourselves (Day 7)

Today, in contrast to yesterday, was a much more fast-paced day – at least in terms of plans. It began, almost routinely, at about 9 am with a large continental breakfast which lasted about half an hour before we returned to our hotel rooms and prepared for the day ahead. 363 more words