Monthly Archives: October 2014

A fine day in Hawes

Yesterday I was in Yorkshire doing a reccee for my local rambling club. Our destination was Hawes, a quaint village which is a maze of alleyways, nooks and crannies. On our drive up the M6 the weather was perfect with … Continue reading

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Mallorcan Marauders Re-united.

It was way back in 1995 that I first went on a walking holiday in Mallorca. I made some new friends and at the end of the holiday we said. “Keep in touch. See you next year” How many times … Continue reading

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Monochrome moments in Austria

I have been reviewing some of the images from my recent holiday and playing around in Photoshop. I have converted some of the images to Monochrome. I think it adds more  mood and atmosphere. A walk on the Rofan                                                          … Continue reading

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Brunt Knott and Ulgraves.

                                                      Panorama from Ulgraves I’m out with Crosby Rambling Club in a quiet corner of the Lake District. I’m going to attempt the “A” party walk led by Roger and the plan is to visit two of Wainwright’s outlying fells, … Continue reading

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A stroll and a pint.

Friday 3.00 pm My case is almost packed and its only 3.00 pm, I might manage a quick walk and maybe a pint. Back home if I had said “I’m just popping out for a pint” I might have got … Continue reading

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Dalfazalm and a close encounter

It was the last full day of my holiday and I needed to make the most of it. I decided to do another high level walk on the Rofan. My aim was to walk to Dalfazalm, the beautiful almhouse set … Continue reading

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Apple Strudel and a Painted Lady on the Zwolferkopf

Sept 4th. pm. We had finished our lunch and the sun was still shinning so we walked through the village and caught the Karwendel Cable Car up the Zwolferkopf. We did not intend to walk far so we headed straight … Continue reading

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Gaisalm to Pertisau

Thursday 4th September . am                                                    Gaisalm At last it has stopped raining and my plan for today is to catch the boat to Gaisalm and walk back to Pertisau along the lakeside path. We caught the 10.15 boat from … Continue reading

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Flowers, fungi and a Fritillary.

September 3rd pm. It had been a marvellous morning with a high level walk in the mountains, but what do we do in the afternoon? I studied my map and found a local walk, the Tristenau- Rundwanderweg. This was a … Continue reading

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