Blencathra is one of Wainwright’s best half-dozen and our campsite was right at the foot of this beauty, so we decided to have a look. 637 more words
Tags » Walking Holiday
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
The words ‘multi-day hike’ and ‘luxurious’ might seem an unlikely combination, unless you are referring to the Queen Charlotte Track.
You can do it the hard way, lugging everything you need and staying in camping grounds, or you can arrange things so your baggage travels by water taxi each day and arrives well before you do at a resort featuring comfy beds, hot showers, a licensed restaurant and maybe even a hot spa to ease those aching legs. 3,095 more words