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Women of the Way: Embracing the Camino

By on November 30, 2012 in Europe, Hiking, Videos with 0 Comments
Women of the Way: Embracing the Camino

In 2011 during the months of September and October, Jane Blanchard hiked the Camino de Santiago, a 500-mile journey that would take her from France, over the Pyrenees and across northern Spain. The pilgrimage  ends at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela where it is said the remains of the apostle Saint James are buried. Jane’s story, documented in […]

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Camino de Santiago, A Great First Long Walk

By on November 30, 2012 in Europe, Hiking with 2 Comments
Camino de Santiago, A Great First Long Walk

There are many ways to get to Santiago de Compostela, the town which boasts having the remains of St. James the Apostle reposed in a silver coffin in the cathedral basement. For over a millennium, pilgrims set off from towns throughout Europe in hopes of arriving in Santiago. Among Christians, this is the third most […]

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Backpacking in Germany

By on November 21, 2012 in Backpacking, Europe, Videos with 0 Comments
Backpacking in Germany

When people backpack through Germany, the destination they usually head for is Berlin. Whilst Berlin is a beautiful place to visit, there are alternatives that offer culture, history and great beer! The city of Leipzig is a delight for those wanting to get off the backpacking trail and discover a hidden gem in Europe. Gomio.com […]

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Deloitte Ride Across Britain 2013

By on November 14, 2012 in Europe, News, Videos with 0 Comments
Deloitte Ride Across Britain 2013

Are you looking for an exhilarating challenge? Then how about the Deloitte Ride Across Britain, considered to be one of the best long distance, endurance cycling events in the UK. Covering 960 miles in 9 days. Yep over 100 miles per day. The ride is fully supported and will take you from John O’Groats to […]

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Hiking Trails in Oxfordshire: The Roman Way

By on September 25, 2012 in Europe, Hiking with 0 Comments
Hiking Trails in Oxfordshire: The Roman Way

England has some pretty walks and hiking trails however not many people are aware of them. The hiking trails in Oxfordshire are not limited but some are more known than others. The Roman Way, is so called because of the road that lies beneath the trail. It was built by the romans over 2000 years […]

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Tips for Wild Camping in Scotland

By on August 23, 2012 in Europe, Wild Camping with 0 Comments
Tips for Wild Camping in Scotland

Scotland has some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world and because of this it makes it an ideal spot to go wild camping. The Stingy Traveller have written a great article on tips for wild camping in Scotland and how to make to the most of the breathtaking terrain.     Tips for […]

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Outdoor Adventures In Wales

By on July 6, 2012 in Europe with 0 Comments
Outdoor Adventures In Wales

There are lots of outdoor adventures in Wales to be had, the rugged yet beautiful coastline makes it a wonderful place to visit and experience some wild adventures. Along with some great camp sites there are also lots of activities to do. From Coasteering, cliff jumping, sea kayaking and of course the hiking. We found […]

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