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Photos: Weekend in Wales

Friday, 14 Jan 2011 | Photo Gallery

Three days roaming the southern coast of Wales and exploring the Vale of Glamorgan
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Wales weekend

Friday, 14 Jan 2011 | Views [551]

A three day weekend is too good an opportunity to pass up on some exploring, and so I decided to make the most of my time off and had back to Wales to see more of the country. I booked 2 nights in a lovely little B&B near the town of Cowbridge, ... Read more >

Tags: caerphilly, castles, cowbridge, major llantwit, roman ruins, wales, waterfalls

Photos: Tarragona

Friday, 8 Oct 2010 | Photo Gallery

Exploring the Roman ruins in Tarrragona
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New country, new adventure!

Sunday, 3 Oct 2010 | Views [582]

With another month of work under my belt and the weather starting to turn colder in the UK I decided it was time to go in search of sunnier skies. I’d booked in an Intrepid Active trip with a couple of friend starting in mid-October and had a couple ... Read more >

Tags: barcelona, cathedral, la rambla, monjuic, naked man, olympic stadium, spain

Photos: Last day - one more castle

Friday, 3 Sep 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Last day - one more castle!

Friday, 3 Sep 2010 | Views [358]

Our last day! With not a moment to waste we staggered to the bus and started the long road back to Edinburgh (sniff sniff!). Our first stop was St. Conan’s Church, a beautiful old church built by some guy for his mother. It was pretty ... Read more >

Photos: Whisky & dancing

Thursday, 2 Sep 2010 | Photo Gallery

Touring the whisky distillery in Oban followed by Scottish dancing...all in a day's work!
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Whisky & dancing

Thursday, 2 Sep 2010 | Views [373]

The following day there were quite a few bleary eyes on the bus, mine included, and we were glad to have been peer-pressured into catching the Malaig ferry across to the mainland, rather than taking the longer and apparently “vomit-inducing” ... Read more >

Tags: ceilidh, oban, whisky

Photos: Bridge over the sea

Wednesday, 1 Sep 2010 | Photo Gallery

More adventures on the Isle of Skye
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Bridge over the sea

Wednesday, 1 Sep 2010 | Views [348]

The following day started bright and early (a little too bright and early for some of the group) with a visit to Sligachen, the faerie river which is said to impart beauty and/or wisdom to any one dumb enough to submerge their face in it for 7 ... Read more >

Photos: Wells, waterfalls & blueberries

Tuesday, 31 Aug 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Wells, waterfalls & blueberries

Tuesday, 31 Aug 2010 | Views [407]

I got up early to take a short walk around the town in search of some islands in the river Neil mentioned the previous day. I didn’t find them…typical. Our first stop was to look for some dolphins in the river, and Graham (one of the Aussies) swore ... Read more >

Photos: New group, new adventure

Monday, 30 Aug 2010 | Photo Gallery

First day of five days pootling around the Scottish Highlands
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New group, new adventure

Monday, 30 Aug 2010 | Views [470]

I’d decided to take a 5-day bus tour as it seemed the cheapest and easiest way of getting a look at a large area of Scotland in a short period of time. Although my pet hate about organized tours is being in large groups and being rushed through tourist ... Read more >

Tags: culloden, loch ness, scotland, the hermitage

Photos: A museum OUTSIDE?

Saturday, 28 Aug 2010 | Photo Gallery

Beamish Outdoor Museum in Newcastle - wandering around and trying to avoid the rain
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