Travel

On a biking adventure… from scratch

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Motorcycle Adventure

There is no better feeling of freedom than taking a motorcycle and just riding, it doesn’t matter were you are going, it’s exhilarating. It’s the dream of many people to travel the world on 2 wheels, I am one of  those people. To take on such an adventure the general consensus is that of a bike like Euan […]

Outdoors

Coast to the Moor

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The Mongol Rally is finished, I spent 10 weeks sat in a car driving 17,000 miles across the world and what a trip it was, but, now it is time to look to other adventures and for some things that I have in mind I need to be fit… So being an adventurer what better why […]

Advice on Travelling

Tips for inter railing from the UK

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Tips for inter-railing

Inter Railing a great way to travel around Europe, it is also a great as a first time medium term travelling option. Ideal for students and young people under the age of 25 after that well I would recommend another type of transport maybe horseback would be good. I would like to explain first of […]

Outdoors

Woodcraft Spring camp

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I went and joined Exeter Woodcraft Folk at their annual Spring camp yesterday. The camp was at Cadihoe for around 80 people. The Woodcraft Folk, is a charity organisation for young people. It provides education for social change, through  some amazing life skill workshops, sitting around a fire or just relaxing with other people. As […]

Gear Reviews

Osprey Talon 22

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Osprey’s Description: “Iconic is the word often used by people to describe our Talon series. Why? We believe iconic products should define a category; so we  take it as a compliment. When it comes to a perfect all-rounder the Talon- 22 won’t disappoint, after all it’s designed to cling to your back like a frightened monkey. […]

Adventure

Coombe Vale Nature Reserve

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Lovely after today, despite some spring rain. That did not put myself and my brother off exploring Coombe Vale Nature Reserve  and playing football. It is only a short walk down Vale. Which good to have some nature right on your doorstep.  After playing football I realised now unfit I am. Nonetheless it was nice […]

Mountains

Moorland Guides – Haytor Quarry

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Last night I joined Mike from the Moorland Guides of Dartmoor and Beyond for a walk with the Widecombe History Group, with the topic being quarrying and the general history of Haytor, which was being lead by a Dartmoor National Park Authority archaeologist. The weather when we all gathered at the car park above the […]

Outdoors

Getting back in to climbing

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Right has started raining again that is it summer is over, I say that I certainly hope that is it not over, but then this is Britain so anything could happen. As the weather was pretty bad climbing and bouldering on Dartmoor was not a good idea, seeming the fog had come in and it […]

Outdoors

Sunbathing and a walk

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Saturday another yet another glorious day (this sunshine has to end soon though). A good day for going for a gentle stroll and sunbathing. I picked up Phil and we headed up to Princetown and the home of the Fox Tor cafe. Before venturing in to the Fox Tor we needed to work up an […]