Monthly Archives: April 2008

Lost on Caudale Moor

April 25th. Lost on Caudale Moor, well almost lost. Our plan was to walk up Threshthwaite Mouth to Thornthwaite Crag and return via Caudale Moor and Hartsop Dodd. The climb up to Thornthwaite Crag was steep but straightforward and after … Continue reading

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CHA Elterwater

Sunday April 20th. Elterwater. B Party. 9 miles. Leader – Dorothy Hart. We started the walk at Elterwater and followed the Cumbria Way towards the New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel. We then climbed over the shoulder of Side Pike heading for … Continue reading

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Sentosa Island

14th,15th March. We spent the final two days of our holiday at the Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa resort on Sentosa Island, Singapore. A chance to relax under a palm tree and gaze out across the South China sea. We walked along … Continue reading

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Christchurch

11th, 12th March. Christchurch is a very English style city dominated by the Anglican Christ Church Cathedral. We stayed at the Heritage Hotel inĀ  Cathedral Square right in the heart of the city.

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Queenstown NZ

8th – 10th March Queenstown. We left Te Anau to head towards Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand. On route we stopped at Kingston where some of our party went for a ride on the Kingston Flyer, a restored … Continue reading

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Boland

April 16th. Another walk with Les. 11 miles but it took us 6 hours. We parked at Beacon Fell Country Park and followed a high level moorland route taking in Parlick, Blindhurst Fell, Fair Snape Fell and Fiendsdale Head. The … Continue reading

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Milford Sound

March 8th. Fiordland National Park is one of the wettest places in the world and Milford Sound gets over 6 metres of rain each year. Today it lived up to its reputation. I had hoped to get some good pictures … Continue reading

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Mount Aspiring National Park

Mount Aspiring National Park. March 4th & 5th From Franz Josef we travelled south along highway 6 towards Haast and into the Mount Aspiring National Park. The scenery was incredible as we drove alongside the Haast River and along the … Continue reading

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Franz Josef

March 3rd. Franz Josef. The highlight of my holiday so far was a scenic flight in a light aircraft operated by Air Safaris NZ. We did the Grand Traverse Tour flying over two World Heritage National Parks with magnificent views … Continue reading

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Kidsty Pike

April 10th. Kidsty Pike. 12.5 Km. Height ascended 819 metres. We had our share of excitement before the start of our walk. Driving down the narrow road towards the head of Haweswater I skidded on a patch of ice and … Continue reading

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