Travel stories (physical)

Ode to mountains (Poem)

 'You're not my first, you're not my last, but when I look up, I love and gasp. Standing in shadow in awe of you, my heart has flown, my legs turn glue. Colluding with the changing skies, you bellow down and call to me. With all the differing landscape styles, I wonder what today will be.… Continue reading Ode to mountains (Poem)

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Travel stories (physical)

Arran – travel information

Arran is an island located in the Firth of Clyde off the west coast of Scotland, and is nearly 20 miles long and 10 miles wide.  Visit Arran's own website also gives a lot of information to help plan your trip to and on the island - http://www.visitarran.com/ TIP: If you are planning to stay… Continue reading Arran – travel information

Travel stories (physical)

Arran

“Climbing a mountain is easy, it's coming back down that's hard” - Chinese Proverb Hmm let me see.... Three quarters surrounded by land which is a part of mainland Scotland, this beautiful island off the West coast, like many islands off the West coast of Scotland, sports a stunning 360 degree view no matter where… Continue reading Arran

Travel stories (physical)

Cycling Aberfoyle (Braeval)

  “Difficult to get lost from here” as I read out our very sparse instructions for today's cycle. “Ha, the writer clearly has not met us” as L confirms my exact thought. Here we were, having cycled up another big ass hill only to find it was a dead end. With all the practise outdoors,… Continue reading Cycling Aberfoyle (Braeval)

Travel stories (physical)

Malta (Intro)

Malta, upon landing, was not as hot as I wanted it to be, but then it is the end of September and there were rain showers all day. The following days were not as kind on the skin though as the temperatures soared more towards the higher 20s, but not enough to be scalded or… Continue reading Malta (Intro)