Monthly Archives: September 2015

Aberdeen tourism

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After meeting up with a friend in Aberdeen, we spent several days exploring the sites in and around the city under clear blue skies. Some of the best weather since i started my journey, which is saying something given how … Continue reading

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Cruising the Scottish countryside

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With only a couple of days before I was due to meet someone in Aberdeen, I decided to spend some time slowly driving west and stopping at places that caught my fancy. For the two days I spent doing so … Continue reading

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Cairngorms Continued

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With the survival course completed I wanted to spend another couple of days exploring the Cairngorms. Armed with my improved navigation skills and a route recommendation from the instructor of the survival course I relocated to Braemar on the other … Continue reading

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Surviving the Cairngorms

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The Cairngorm National Park represents the main destination of my wandering. On arrival I spent a couple of fairly relaxed days at first, wandering a bit and testing out the tarp and bivvy bag combination instead of my tent. Not … Continue reading

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Short stay in the Trossachs

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After my time wild camping in the Lakes I decided to move on north. I need to be in the Cairngorm’s for a survival course on the 18th, which is really the only thing pushing me along at the moment. … Continue reading

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The Trossachs, sneak preview

Incredible day! I’ll put a full blog up of my time in the trossachs later, just wanted to throw up a few pictures from my first day here. Woke up early with the intention of having a bit of a … Continue reading

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Getting wild in the Lake District

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With my walking muscles warmed up (and my boots, at the expense of a blister or two) I moved on to the Lake District. I had a fabulous time here last year on a 5 day hiking trip, most of … Continue reading

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Gentle start in the Peak District

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The first stop on my way up to Scotland was the Peak District. As well as being an opportunity to meet up with a friend from my Canada trip it allowed for a relatively gentle introduction back to hiking after … Continue reading

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Making the most of a bad start

This week I set off from London to begin 3 months of travelling. The initial plan is to spend September and October driving around the UK, working my way up to the Shetland Islands and stopping at various national parks … Continue reading

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