Category Archive: Overseas

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

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

The Camino de Santiago

I first heard of the Camino de Santiago from an elderly Israeli man. I was on the Offa’s Dyke Trail, setting up my tent in a campsite near Hay on Wye while he… Continue reading

The Walking Wishlist

So far this blog has only recollected, and I am sad to say that I’ve run out of adventures to recall. Blame January- the miserable month. The wind is howling outside and half of… Continue reading

The Cotswold Way

That guy on the train with a dog. Winter is on it’s way (i’m sure there’s no need for me to remind you) and I wanted to squeeze in one more long distance… Continue reading

The Three Peaks Challenge

I’ve now got that hiking bug. With 63 days being exposed to it walking around Wales, the fever was always bound to set in. So I planned another foray into the wild, this… Continue reading