Africa

Trekking in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco

November 18, 2011 Andy 0

The intensity of the sun strengthens in direct relation to our ascent, and with continual worried glances over our shoulders for the non-appearance of our mule with our water supply, we ration sips from the small bottle to appease our parched throats. […]

Hiking

The Best Places for Walking on Tenerife

November 3, 2011 Andy 1

Think of walking in the Canary Islands and most people will automatically name La Gomera as the number one destination and Tenerife would be lucky if it got onto the list at all. Yet, move inland and away from the purpose built resorts of Tenerife and you’ll find an island whose variety of landscapes and terrain far outweigh that of its quiet neighbour. […]

Great Britain

The Magical Creatures of Blackmuir Wood in Strathpeffer

August 9, 2011 Jack 1

The lilac grasses in front of us rustled and swayed with just a bit more vigour than if the movement had been caused by a gentle summer’s breeze. It was enough to draw our eyes to a vision that stopped us dead in our tracks and stole the breath from our bodies. […]