Monthly Archives: October 2015

Come on the All Blacks!

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After a few pleasant days catching up with friends in London it was time to set of on my next adventure – a month in New Zealand. The flight was surprisingly painless in spite of the length, and in no … Continue reading

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The long way home

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After only a couple of days on the Isle of Skye, it was time to start my long journey back down south. Skye is a truly beautiful place, with great views in every direction from wherever you stand. Definitely somewhere … Continue reading

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Skye’s the limit

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After my trip around the north highlands I spent a day in the more central area, cruising the area around Loch ness before spending the night in the Tulloch castle hotel, a bit of deserved luxury. Next destination was to … Continue reading

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Highlands hike

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After the beautiful drive through the highlands there was no way I could move on without hiking some of it. After a quick read of some options on walkhighlands.com (excellent resource for route recommendations) I decided to climb the nearby … Continue reading

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North Highlands coastal route

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After a gentle day spent heading back down the Shetlands to get the ferry back from Lerwick, I collected my car and drove across to Inverness where I spent a day gorging myself on civilisation. This involved shopping, eating and … Continue reading

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Exploring Unst, most northerly island in the British Isles

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From my base on the northern part of Yell I had several clear views of the coastline of nearby Unst, the most northern occupied island in the British Isles. Given this accolade and the beauty of the coast I decided … Continue reading

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Life in the Shetland Islands

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My first few days in the Shetland Islands consisted mainly of getting some exposure to the culture of the islands. While some of this exposure was from the museum, most came from the couple who generously hosted me at their … Continue reading

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