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Update 6: Goodbye Mountains

ITALY | Sun, 27 Nov 2016 | By rachelsimonanddog | Views [334]

24.   Arco, Italy (27th September – 4th October): As Pisogne was effectively battening down the hatches for the winter, we decided to go to Riva del Garda on the shores of Lake Garda as we thought that the summer season might be slightly ... Read more >

Tags: alps, climbing, dogs, hilda, motorhomes, mountaineering, mountains, rachel, simon, walking

Photos: Update 6

ITALY | Sun, 27 Nov 2016 | By rachelsimonanddog | Photo Gallery


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Update 5: Hello Italy

ITALY | Sun, 13 Nov 2016 | By rachelsimonanddog | Views [378]

23.   Pisogne by Lake Iseo, Italy (6th September – 26th September): The drive from St. Anton to Lake Iseo seemed longer than the four hours that it took but with each mile the temperature crept up until we had moved from a daytime temperature ... Read more >

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Photos: Update 5

ITALY | Sun, 13 Nov 2016 | By rachelsimonanddog | Photo Gallery


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Update 4: Goodbye Austria

AUSTRIA | Mon, 31 Oct 2016 | By rachelsimonanddog | Views [301]

21.   Paznaun Valley, Austria (22nd – 23rd August): The only other thing of note that we did in Ischgl since the last update was a walk from the van to the small lake Bergli. Rachel had had her eye on it since we arrived but it involved ... Read more >

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Photos: Update 4

AUSTRIA | Mon, 31 Oct 2016 | By rachelsimonanddog | Photo Gallery


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Update 3: Getting Going

UNITED KINGDOM | Mon, 29 Aug 2016 | By rachelsimonanddog | Views [578]

13.    Molveno, Italy (28 th  June – 30 th  June): We left the lovely Lake Idro and headed for Molveno which is another Italian lake but this time in the Dolomites. The town of Molveno was nice enough but, it now ... Read more >

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Photos: Update 3

AUSTRIA | Mon, 29 Aug 2016 | By rachelsimonanddog | Photo Gallery


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Update 2: Getting Started

UNITED KINGDOM | Sun, 28 Aug 2016 | By rachelsimonanddog | Views [289]

1.        Leaving England (30 th  April – 27 th  May): The month between leaving work and leaving England proved to be considerably more hectic than either I or Rachel had expected. With hindsight ... Read more >

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Photos: Update 2

ITALY | Sun, 28 Aug 2016 | By rachelsimonanddog | Photo Gallery


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Update 1: General Stuff

UNITED KINGDOM | Sat, 27 Aug 2016 | By rachelsimonanddog | Views [420]

So, after nearly three months away, I have finally gotten round to writing a blog. The primary reason is to give me something to do in the evenings other than to drink beer and the secondary reason is to share what we have been up to with anyone who ... Read more >

Tags: alps, climbing, dogs, hilda, motorhomes, mountaineering, mountains, rachel, simon, walking

Photos: Update 1

UNITED KINGDOM | Sat, 27 Aug 2016 | By rachelsimonanddog | Photo Gallery


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On the way to the top (which smells of cinnamon)

POLAND | Tue, 9 Jun 2015 | By ephemeral | Views [289]

My eyes are getting filled with tears. I have had enough! I am too tired to make even one more step. I am sitting down on the ground, refusing co-operation. We are half way through, that is the most difficult to accept - there is no coming back. We have ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, climbing, how i started to travel, katrina dybzynska, my father, strength, travelling with kids, trekking

Climbing Los Riscos - Or rather, do not climb Los Riscos

SPAIN | Tue, 13 May 2014 | By chiacchierare | Views [441]

The stones were bouncing down along the mountainside. I pressed my body against the rugged mountain, panting. My hand grabbing the edge of my phone which moments before had been sliding down towards the steep drop before me.    ... Read more >

Tags: andalucia, cartajima, climbing, hiking, los riscos, off road, trekking

A truly great wall

CHINA | Thu, 6 Feb 2014 | By kpow | Views [471]

This is a bit late, I know. I got a bit fed up with the computer at the hostel in Beijing (slow and restricted!) and stopped using it. Soz. So, it's confirmed. The Great Wall, is, in fact, great! One big tip for it though, no matter if you do a guided ... Read more >

Tags: beijing, china, climbing, mountains

'Samosa' my life saviour

INDIA | Sun, 22 Dec 2013 | By akash94 | Views [466]

How can I forget that delicious and crispy 'Samosa' (Indian snack), which really saved a life of mine  and my friends.  Let me start from beginning,  I including my friends were at Manali for hiking  . It was a winter time and whole ... Read more >

Tags: climbing, food, lost, samosa

Five men on a boat

INDONESIA | Mon, 1 Jul 2013 | By rebetico | Views [322]

Five men on a boat flying away from the rocks, the dust, the black sand and the sulfur’s smell.  Through my five dollars sunglasses I can’t stop staring at the smoking crater, paying attention not to bang into something ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, boat, climbing, hiking, indonesia, island, sunrise, volcano

Photos: My Scholarship entry - The Krakatoa volcano

INDONESIA | Thu, 27 Jun 2013 | By rebetico | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

"…it was like standing on the shoulders of a giant: a powerful, silent and dangerous giant surrounded by the sea and the leftovers of its fury, waiting for its own destiny. Luckily, if I’m here writing this story, it's a clear sign that while I was there ... Read more >
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Tags: climbing, crater, indonesia, island, krakatoa, sand, shore, travel photography scholarship 2013, volcano

Climbing Mt Batur

INDONESIA | Thu, 25 Apr 2013 | By paul_meet_world | Views [2092]

It's been a busy few days in Bali. After getting back from Amed Cat and El settled down into some serious planning for El's remaining time in Bali. We spent a day going to Pura Tirta Empul, a water temple dating back to 926 AD. Located in ... Read more >

Tags: climbing, holy sites, trekking

Northern Drakensberg

SOUTH AFRICA | Sat, 16 Mar 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [642]

Northern Drakensberg to Durban It has been a long day! After breakfast we re-organised our day packs to cover the likely potential rainfall we may meet before we set off on our day trip to the top of the Tugela Falls, some 3,200m above sea level. ... Read more >

Tags: ampitheatre, baz bus, climbing, drakenberg mountains, hiking, hostels, trekking, tugela falls

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