Provence Walk (26 September to 3 October 2023)

Six days walking in Provence.  Sound like a stroll through the vineyards?  Not so.  We had no idea how much natural country remains in Provence, and how rugged some of it is.  Combining hikes through…

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Corsica Hiking – Mountains to the Sea (24 August to 3 September 2023)

Corsica is famed for mountain hiking.  The 180km GR20 which runs diagonally north-south through the island’s mountainous spine takes an average of 16 days to complete and has a reputation as one of the longest…

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Verona to Lake Garda (14 to 22 November 2022)

Leaving Azerbaijan, we were looking for somewhere warm in Europe as the year tracked steadily through autumn.  We had decided on Malta but was there somewhere closer for a quick hike beforehand?  A random travel…

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Salt Trail, Bavaria (2 to 8 October 2022)

From Vilnius we flew to Munich where Oktoberfest was in full swing.  It’s been held at Theresienwiese in central Munich for 187 consecutive years, barring a two year hiatus in 2020/21 due to COVID.  For…

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Canadian Rocky Mountains (Part 1) (26 July to 1 August 2022)

We only had one full day in Vancouver.  We walked the path around the perimeter of Stanley Park, Vancouver’s famous 405 hectare park on the Burrard Inlet.  We wandered the waterfront promenade.  Watched the mounted…

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