Existing Member?

Tags

There are [427] stories tagged with "trekking".    See all tags


Success and enjoying the journey! - Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Tue, 6 Oct 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [172]

So I made it, to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro and over my £5000 target for Somerset Area Cruse Bereavement Care. I am physically and emotionally exhausted, so I am enjoying the moment but most importantly allowing some time to reflect ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, trekking

TRULY GEORGIA

GEORGIA | Fri, 2 Oct 2015 | By globetrotwithme | Views [55]

FYI . A Eurasian country, situated in Eastern Europe and West Asia. An amazing destination to explore for people who are into nature and at the same time historic places and architectures. We flew via flydubai from Dubai to Tbilisi which only took ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, nature, travel, trekking, wanderlust

The Amazon

ECUADOR | Wed, 30 Sep 2015 | By thewanderingrock | Views [285] | Comments [1]

A 20 minute van ride, five hour bus ride, another 20 minute van ride, 10 minute boat ride and a bit of walk gets me to Shiripuno Community Lodge where the Kichwa tribe lives in the Amazon jungle. The past three days have been jammed packed with learning ... Read more >

Tags: amazon, trekking

Cordillera de los Frailes

BOLIVIA | Mon, 28 Sep 2015 | By mariasmap | Views [32]

Never having been trekking or even camping, I wasn´t sure what to expect. The start of the trek had an amazing view, we could see all of the mountains surrounding us and we hiked down into a cave where we could see old drawings covering the walls.... Read more >

Tags: trekking

Tubeless to Tireless

PHILIPPINES | Wed, 23 Sep 2015 | By ritchiebasilio | Views [291]

My wrangler jeep caught flat along the highway with only two lanes. Since the other new extension lanes situated to both sides of the old lanes are under construction due to the expansion project of the government. In as much as it is not safe to park ... Read more >

Tags: flat tire, on the road, trekking, tubeless tire

Das Naturparadies Teneriffa fühlen und erleben

SPAIN | Fri, 18 Sep 2015 | By lenora | Views [275]

Teneriffa ist nicht nur die größte der Kanarischen Inseln, sondern auch die abwechslungsreichste Insel. Je nach Vorlieben, Urlaubszielen und Reiseschwerpunkten von Teneriffa Reisen , kann die Insel zwischen Norden und Süden ... Read more >

Tags: beach, flowers, holiday, sunsets, tenerife, trekking

Reflection and thinking time! - Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Tue, 15 Sep 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [493] | Comments [2]

Awoke to hear that a friend who I met on the Kilimanjaro prep weekend was not allowed to attempt the Kilimanjaro summit because his oxygen saturation was 52% (which is dangerous), he also had fluid built up on his lungs, caused by the high altitude, ... Read more >

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

Baby Steps towards Tony’s Kili adventure (guest blog)

UNITED KINGDOM | Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [469]

STOP PRESS: Baby Mattravers has arrived safely! Another milestone reached, pretty much on schedule… I met Tony Mattravers about two years ago when he was in the midst of losing weight in order to go wing walking. It didn’t take long ... Read more >

Tags: fundraising, helping others, kilimanjaro, planning, preparation, trekking

Holiday in Himalaya

NEPAL | Mon, 7 Sep 2015 | By rameshapex | Views [100]

Nepal Tourism was affected by Gorkha Earthquake 2015 on 25 Apr, due the disaster many people became homeless and familyless not only this who are live they became jobless.  The main industry of Nepal, " Tourism Industry" has back in Action.... Read more >

Tags: biking, hiking, kayaking, rafting, sunrise, sunsets, tours, trekking

4th September. Day 3

MALAYSIA | Fri, 4 Sep 2015 | By abbehorrod | Views [82]

Trekking was the order of the day, Joyce told me about her amazing trek she did yesterday and so I was itching to get out in the fresh air, away from buildings, bikes and noise. I woke up at 9am had an Indian breakfast of strawberry pancake and a mango ... Read more >

Tags: getting lost, snakes, tanah rata, trekking

What a difference a day makes! - Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Tue, 1 Sep 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [459]

31 st August, bank holiday, our baby’s due date. It’s not here yet so it looks like our second child will be one of the oldest in their year group, rather than being the youngest. This also means things are on tenterhooks in the Mattravers ... Read more >

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

Trekking the Great Wall of China

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 31 Aug 2015 | By holdensontheroad | Views [96]

My husband, Paul, and I were so thrilled to be expecting our first baby.  We were both in our forties and excited about introducing our child to all the wonderful people, places and creatures in the world.  The nursery was ready and we had ... Read more >

Tags: china, great wall, sands, trekking

So what is it going to be like? - Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Tue, 25 Aug 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [469]

8 days until the baby’s due date and 28 days until I leave for Kilimanjaro. I have been doing a lot of reading, so I thought I would share. Mount Kilimanjaro is Africa’s tallest peak standing in at 19,340 which also classifies it as ... Read more >

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

Wibble, wobble, Wibble - I’m not going to Kilimanjaro- Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Tue, 18 Aug 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [494]

  So it’s happened! I’ve wobbled over the sheer enormousness of the challenge I have ahead of me and more importantly, the fact I will be leaving my wife, son (as he goes to school) and couple of week old baby, for 12 nights. Lots ... Read more >

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

What it takes for this Somerset Man to be prepared for Kilimanjaro! - Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Wed, 12 Aug 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [471]

Three weeks to go until the due date of our second child, seven weeks to go until I head off to climb the tallest free standing mountain in the world. I have been asked a lot of questions about my training, about how I fit it all in. Most people ... Read more >

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

The ONE person I could not do this without – Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Tue, 4 Aug 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [963]

I may be walking up Kilimanjaro on my own, but there is one person in my life that has helped to make all this possible. During our lives we all meet amazing people, sometimes for a few minutes, sometimes for a few weeks, sometimes for longer and ... Read more >

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

Oh you have changed – Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Tue, 28 Jul 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [632]

YES I have   It is my first day of holiday after finishing working for Oxford Innovation on the GrowthAccelerator service and I am out the door at 615am for a conversation with a business connection! Ouch you may think, but I ... Read more >

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

Saying Goodbye - Kilimanjaro blog

TANZANIA | Tue, 21 Jul 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [494]

As I walk down the platform of the train station, day bag on my back, heading off for a full weekend of hiking along the south west coast path planned, I feel a sense of sadness. Sadness at missing my family for two and a bit days, missing my wife and ... Read more >

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

So why did I choose to support Cruse Bereavement Care Somerset- Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Tue, 7 Jul 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [926]

13 years ago on Friday 3 rd May 2002, I had finished for the day and was working in the garage on my Triumph Herald. My friend and housemate in my first house, Darren (Daz) came into the garage and said he was going to West Bay on his motorbike, a ... Read more >

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

It is all my adventure now – Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Tue, 30 Jun 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [425]

I had confirmation this week about something I had guessed, that a friend of mine who had chosen to join my trip, has now decided not to complete the challenge.   This stirred the emotions up inside me, is it better or worse on my own? ... Read more >

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


View more stories tagged with "trekking"
< Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Next >

 

Browse Writers

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Top 5 journal writers

If you're looking for a laugh or a peculiar slant on a destination, check out our favourite personalities.

Most Views This Week

by ssaiful, Views[105]

by ssaiful | Views [105]

Our most active writers

Most Commented Photo This Week

by kimswim, Views[35]

by kimswim | Comments [1]

Top Story Tags

See all popular Tags

Random Photo

by merantau, Views[120]

by merantau | Views [120]

Random Photo

by krodin, Views[26]

by krodin | Views [26]

Random Photo

A friend and I were walking to the metro in Paris when we heard this huge brass band doing radio covers. In the middle of a song, the son of one of the players shyly walked over to his mom with an instrument of his own, at which point the other band members crouched down to join him at his level.: by gabi0001, Views[91]
A friend and I were walking to the metro in Paris when we heard this huge brass band doing radio covers. In the middle of a song, the son of one of the players shyly walked over to his mom with an instrument of his own, at which point the other band members crouched down to join him at his level.

by gabi0001 | Views [91]

Random Photo

another delicacy from the town called the longganisa: by angelicamanalo, Views[120]
another delicacy from the town called the longganisa

by angelicamanalo | Views [120]

World Nomads on

World Nomads on