Monthly Archives: May 2011

#28 – “Over the sea to Skye” (and Harris) …and no midges!

The lad serving diesel at the garage in Tairbert on the Island of Harris had asked me if we were on holiday.  “Yes,” I replied, “but we’re heading back today on the afternoon ferry.”  “You’ll be lucky,” said the lad, … Continue reading

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#27 – At last! The real Whernside!! – (Whernside and Ingleborough – two out of the Yorkshire Three Peaks)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks (Y3P) are like old friends.  I’ve known them for years, since I started hill walking, in fact.  Like old friends, sometimes a few years will go by without any contact, then you meet up again and … Continue reading

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#26 – A short walk in the Carneddau (Part 3)

 Day 3 of the trip dawned fine and sunny, unlike the day before.  The previous two days had given us great walking, but hadn’t exactly been true to the title “A short walk in the Carneddau” – In fact, Day … Continue reading

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#25 – A short walk in the Carneddau (Part 2)

So, Day 1 had started the weekend well.   However, Day 2 was to prove more challenging…. .  Sometimes I can guess what the weather will be before drawing back the curtains of the camper.  The sun of the previous day … Continue reading

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#24 – A short walk in the Carneddau (Part 1)

I had a booking for two customers over Easter weekend.  The brief was simple enough – three days walking on interesting hills in Snowdonia BUT away from crowds.  The venue also had to be handy for a railway station.  Having … Continue reading

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