The thing that struck me the most on the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage route is this: I passed dozens of statues just sitting by the trail. Many of these are, according […]
We were three hours up the river valley, soaked to the skin from a combination of constant rain and sweat generated by the effort of clambering up steep, crumbling stream […]
This is what you should look like at the end of a good trail run. Hi, it’s Cardigan here. Keith won’t let me go outside (he seems to think that […]
So you want to do some trekking in Peru? Here are a few thoughts to keep in mind. These don’t replace the need to buy a proper trail guide (and […]
Find yourself spitting or urinating in front of strangers? You may be suffering from Backpacker Reintegration Syndrome.
After a day of communing with nature, working up a good sweat, bonding with fellow lovers of the outdoors (or all of the above), naturally one’s thoughts turn to food […]
Previous: Stage 4 – Rifugio Elisabetta Soldini to Courmayeur Stage 5 was lovely and relatively easy, with the same perfect weather we’d had for the previous two days. It started […]