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4 curiosities of Wales

They say Wales is a small country, I prefer to call it compact. There’s always something new to discover. And there’s a lot here that I don’t think I’d know about if I… Continue reading

Welsh 3000s

I’ve hiked most of south and mid Wales over the last few years, but the jewel in Wales’ crown, North Wales’s Snowdonia, had been rudely unexplored. So I thought, what better way to… Continue reading

Pyrenees backpacking

It was one of those trips that came about through pub talk. I was on holiday in Toulouse and had met a few students from Scotland who were full of tales of the adventures they’d… Continue reading

The Black Mountains

I’ve decided The Black Mountains are my favourite part of South Wales to explore. I’ve visited a few times, most notably when walking Offa’s Dyke, and I’ve now found that when I’m getting… Continue reading

Will’s Walks in Wales

It’s been a busy couple of years walking and I almost feel I’ve little left of Wales to discover. I’ve walked around it’s whole perimeter, I’ve walked the length of it three times,… Continue reading

Dolomites (Alta Via 2)

After my trek along Glyndwr’s Way earlier this summer I returned and proclaimed it one of my hardest walks. There was wind, rain, endless hills and little facilities. That trail now seems like… Continue reading

Glyndŵr’s Way

After walking almost everywhere in Wales, Mid Wales was my last unexplored region and what better way to explore it than by walking my last Welsh National Trail, the Glyndŵr’s Way. The path is… Continue reading

Brecon Beacons (in the sun)

On a sunny Friday evening most people my age would be heading straight to a beer garden, however, after that taste of adventure on my walk around Wales, when I get the chance to go… Continue reading

Gower

We’ve rounded the bend. Wales has suddenly turned a fuller shade of green to signal that summer is near.  It’s time to get outdoors…even more. An extra incentive is that the Big Welsh… Continue reading

Wales in a Week

A friend recently got in touch to tell me he’s planning on hitching around Wales in seven days and wondered which were the best day sections I walked. I love talking about the… Continue reading