Tag Archives: Hiking

My quest is at an end!

So, I’ve been busy. This blog post has been sitting, half-written, in my drafts for over a month now. I guess I’d better get it out! I’m back home after an incredible trip around North America. My last port of … Continue reading

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An impromptu adventure to Yosemite

America sure has some beautiful countryside. I was hoping to get the chance to visit some national parks on my visit, but wasn’t sure how I was going to make it without a car. Fortunately, I found this guy on Couchsurfing. He’s … Continue reading

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Across the Golden Gate

I’ve been doing a lot of walking around San Francisco. The city is so different from Los Angeles, it’s hard to believe I’m in the same state. LA’s wide streets, barren terrain and urban sprawl have been replaced with cosy … Continue reading

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Beachside paradise in Abel Tasman

New Zealand has it all: stunning landscapes, fascinating wildlife… and incredible beaches. So we discovered when we visited Abel Tasman National Park, and drove all the way to the top of the South Island. Passing through Nelson, we continued up … Continue reading

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I’m on an island

I couldn’t very well pass through Greece without visiting one of the islands. It’s not Crete, nor Corfu or Mykonos. It’s called Ikaria, one of the north Aegean islands. I found it in a Greek island guide under the ‘offbeat’ … Continue reading

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Contemplating Meteora, the monasteries in the sky

Meteora was unreal. I knew from photographs that it would be a treat for the eyes but wasn’t quite prepared for the spectacle that awaited me. I ended up hiking all around the rocks, visiting five monasteries in total. Having … Continue reading

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Albanian adventure part 1

I’m not normally the adventurous type, as you may have guessed from reading this blog, so the last few days have been particularly unusual for me. I’ve been off grid, unable to make calls, let alone get internet. I’m finally … Continue reading

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