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NEW ZEALAND | Mon, 8 Jun 2015 | By boutdumonde | Views [76]

Abel Tasman national park est le plus petit des parcs nationaux de nouvelle Zélande (225.3 km2). II est situé entre  Golden Bay et Tasman Bay au nord de l'ile du sud. Il a été nomé ainsi après qu'Abel Tasman ... Read more >

Tags: beach, trekking

Cameron Highlands- Day 11- 15

MALAYSIA | Thu, 4 Jun 2015 | By emiliepb | Views [49]

The journey to the highlands was one of our most difficult. Leaving Pangkor was difficult and from Lumut we had to wait over an hour to catch our bus to Ipoh to catch another bus. We had no clue which bus was ours and got delayed in Ipoh. Finally arriving ... Read more >

Tags: boh tea plantation, cameron highlands, strawberry farm, trekking

Georgetown on my mind

USA | Tue, 2 Jun 2015 | By thegirlinthedocs | Views [112]

Like with the holiday to Tuscany when we went to South Carolina last year mainly because we really like Nicholas Sparks novels that are set in the Carolina's and after the in land villages of Tuscany we had to do the beaches for my sister that loves ... Read more >

Tags: cycling, rain, south carolina, trekking, weather

What We Seek We Don't Find

INDONESIA | Wed, 27 May 2015 | By makara | Views [35]

It was a 3-day holiday before exam week starts. We don’t have much time, but as it was our luck, we arrived 10 hours late, shivering all night in the too-cold air-conditioned executive class bus. It was still a long way to go, a public transportation ... Read more >

Tags: backpack, hidden beach, trekking

Bridging Gaps; Nature’s way!

INDIA | Tue, 5 May 2015 | By castawa_ycastie | Views [82]

We are from a place so deific; here, where the air is enriched with the sweetness rendered by Nature that has bounced off from the rolling hills onto the flowing rivers to us; the cycle thus so repeating in oneself. We are from a land of serendipity ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, backpacking, india, meghalaya, nature, root bridges, trek, trekking

Day 9- Khoa Sok- JUNGLE TREK

THAILAND | Sat, 2 May 2015 | By emiliepb | Views [60]

Its not easy to remember everything when you come to write it all down here- seems there's always something to write and something to slip your mind. One thing I forgot to mention yesterday was the fireflies, think its my first time seeing them, ... Read more >

Tags: jungle, khoa sok, trekking

Talking to the Professionals – Realising why it is so important – Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Tue, 28 Apr 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [368]

This weekend I spent on a TrekPrep weekend, run by a client of mine Dave Stewart, MD of The Fresh Air Learning Company. The joining pack stated “An awesome weekend of fun and fresh air, preparing you for the mighty ascent of Kilimanjaro, the highest ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, charity, frustration, hard work, killimanjaro, mid life crise, panic, panic, summit, trekking

Taking time to see what is around you? – Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Tue, 21 Apr 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [466]

The news on my friend, brother in law and personal cycling trainer is that he dislocated his shoulder, collar bone and broke a bone in his elbow, so is currently off his bike.   Not to let this stop me, I got out for some great training over ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, charity, frustration, hard work, killimanjaro, mid life crise, panic, panic, summit, trekking

Preparing for the unexpected! – Now what? – Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Tue, 14 Apr 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [349]

You may remember that my recent blog talked about not being well. I never expected to be practically bed bound for three days with a virus. Or to hear the news when I woke up on Saturday lunchtime, that the best mountain biker I know was in A&... Read more >

Tags: challenge, charity, frustration, hard work, killimanjaro, mid life crise, panic, panic, summit, trekking

Taking Time out – The importance of it – Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Wed, 8 Apr 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [734]

Today is Tuesday 7 th April, my Birthday. You may wonder why I am writing this blog but hopefully the points I am discussing will make sense, these are even more relevant today.   I have had a long Easter break and realised that it has been ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, charity, frustration, hard work, killimanjaro, panic, panic, summit, trekking

Yukon Arctic Ultra 2015

CANADA | Mon, 6 Apr 2015 | By ryanshaw72 | Views [160]

Before the Race I left the UK on Wednesday 4th February, from London Heathrow.  This flight took me to Vancouver, Canada, where I had to transfer to another internal fight to Whitehorse, which is where the race would start.  It was a long ... Read more >

Tags: extreme, freezing, ice, overflow, snow, trekking, yukon

Frustration – AHH – Why am I not achieving more – Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Tue, 31 Mar 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [429] | Comments [2]

Frustration that everything I have planned to do isn’t happening as quickly as I would like it to, who can relate to that? Frustration in what has probably been the most trying week of my working career; I have been feeling poorly again. No ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, charity, frustration, hard work, killimanjaro, panic, panic, summit, trekking

Panic – There is not enough time – Goal setting – Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Tue, 24 Mar 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [347]

Six months. Not long now, and short enough to generate a fear of failure. Today’s thought was fear of not succeeding. Six months today I will be starting the climb of Mount Kilimanjaro.   Today the realisation of the size of the task ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, charity, hard work, killimanjaro, panic, summit, trekking

The Road To Mandalay

MYANMAR | Mon, 23 Mar 2015 | By langkawi21 | Views [158] | Comments [2]

Myanmar (aka Burma) Minglabah. Neither of us really knew what to expect here and maybe we picked the wrong month to visit. Myanmar was hot, incredibly hot at 38C, it was dusty, so dusty and a smoky haze lay over the country the whole time we were ... Read more >

Tags: dust, heat, oily food, pagodas, sick, trekking

Mount Solitary

NEW ZEALAND | Wed, 18 Mar 2015 | By elcastleberry | Views [341]

"Well, this is some nice, flat, forest walking," I muse. "Yeah, it can't last forever," Dad responded quickly, like we'd been having the same thoughts. We knew a mountain summit was in today's section of the 3-day, 30-kilometer hike we'd started, ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, challenges, hikes, mountains, trekking

Getting the right help, at the right time – Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Tue, 17 Mar 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [299]

In the last blog I was talking about surrounding yourself with the right people, to achieve your vision, but I have realised you also need to have the right support around you, which has helped me no end recently. This support for me recently has ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, charity, killimanjaro, summit, trekking

How do you follow the last blog, Surrounding yourself with the right people – Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Mon, 9 Mar 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [369]

In the last blog two weeks ago I was talking about having a vision, goals to aim for and the need for having plans to achieve these, not to mention the small item of having a baby a couple of weeks before I climb Kilimanjaro. With this news, a crazy ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, charity, climb, kilimanjaro, summit, tanzania, trekking

Trekking Poles Will Make Your Life Better... And Your Triceps Sexier.

CHILE | Fri, 6 Mar 2015 | By thehappytalent | Views [79]

Five boyfriends ago, I used to think that walking sticks -- err, trekking poles -- were dorky, overpriced and pointless. I'm not old, so why do I need sticks to help me hike? But then he invited me on a backpacking trip, and he convinced me not to ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, gear, torres del paine, trekking

Myanmar (Burma) Jan 21st - Feb 16th 2015

MYANMAR | Mon, 16 Feb 2015 | By sarahkcliff | Views [75]

Myanmar what a beuatiful country. This country is truly magical. Every thing from the people and with such uplifting smiling faces to incredible pagodas on every corner. Our trip started in Mandalay, here we spent three days visiting different ... Read more >

Tags: bagan, hsipaw, inle lake, kalaw, kykume, mandalay, monywa, pywn oo lwin, sunsets, trekking

The First One - Killimanjaro Blog

UNITED KINGDOM | Thu, 5 Feb 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [760] | Comments [2]

 I am Tony Mattravers, a married father of one who has wanted to climb Kilimanjaro for many years. About two years ago, I was three and a half stone heavier than I am now, but took a decision to change my life, as I was not doing any exercise ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, killimanjaro, summit, trekking

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