Monthly Archives: August 2016

A visit to Pisogne

                                    The Piazza Mercato and the Torre del Vescovo. It was the last day of our holiday at Lake Iseo and we decided to visit Pisogne at the northeast tip of the lake. We caught the local train for the … Continue reading

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Distant memories from Cannock Chase.

My walk this weekend took me down to Cannock Chase. My intention was to do a 7 mile walk through Shugborough Park and Sherbrook Valley but it got kind of extended and became a bit of a history session. Cannock, … Continue reading

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Rock Art in the Valle Camonica

                                            Hunting scene It’s time for something different. We are off to the Camonica Valley to see the prehistoric rock carvings, some of them dating back to 6000 BC. We visited the Naquane Rock Engravings National Park at Capo Di … Continue reading

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Ulverston with Crosby Rambling Club

During the past fortnight I have visited Ulverston on two occasions that were totally different. The first time was to do a reccee for the ‘A’ walk led by Bob. We picked the wrong day, the weather was terrible. We … Continue reading

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Barden Moor and Embsay Crag.

My walk this week took me into Yorkshire and the village of Embsay near Skipton. We left the village to walk along Pasture Road to Embsay Reservoir. Passing the sailing club we could look across the reservoir to Embsay Crag … Continue reading

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A voyage on Lake Iseo.

It’s time to explore and our plan for today is to visit some of the villages around Lake Iseo. We purchased an ‘all day, ‘hop on hop off ticket’ as this would give us the best flexibility. We were hoping … Continue reading

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The other Borrowdale- we’re in the Park.

Yesterday I went for a walk along the ‘other Borrowdale’. This was not the well known valley that stretches south from Derwent Water, but its little known cousin situated just to the west of the M6 a few miles south … Continue reading

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