Checking the weather forecast does not change things. It’s not because it’s not accurate – in fact, the mountain weather forecast provided by the youth hostel was amazingly correct. 1,629 more words
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Submitted by Lindsay Salt
Tavira in the Portugal’s Eastern Algarve is ideally situated for a week-long “hub and spoke” guided walking holiday. There was a harder and an easier walk offered on each of five days with a free day mid-week. 1,654 more words
This weekend I was lucky enough to spend 2 nights camping in the Welsh valleys, specifically Beddgelert in Snowdonia.
The aim was to hike to the summit of Mount Snowdon (invested in hiking boots and everything), but unfortunately the weather didn’t quite allow- 5 hours and 2 small children was already going to be a challenge, but in torrential rain near impossible. 235 more words
Before I left New Zealand, I traveled the length and breadth of the two main islands. From Bluff at the southernmost point of the South Island, to Cape Reinga, the tip of the North Island, where the Tasman Sea meets the Pacific Ocean in a crash of opposing currents. 998 more words