Offa’s Dyke

Myself and Lou had been talking about walking offa’s dyke for years and during the summer of 2016 we finally got started on our first long distance walk, Offa’s dyke is a large linear earthwork that roughly follows the current border of Wales and England, named after Offa, the Anglo-Saxon king of Mercia from AD 757 who is traditionally believed to have ordered its…

Mallorca

So thanks to a very kind offer of use of a time share in Mallorca myself and Lou found ourselves jetting off to sunny Spain for a week. It’s not a destination we would have picked ourselves but we as the date drew nearer we got rather excited about having a lazy week in some guaranteed…

Sri Lanka Part 3

Well hello again faithful readers.. all 3 of you. So there was a final part of the Sri Lanka trip… the mountains. After the heat, relaxation and adventure of the lowland it was time to head north, and to the part i had been looking forward to the most… Tea Country. We took a taxi for…

Wild Camping on the Isle of Mull

So i wrote this post a while back and forgot to post it. Its a little story about the Isle of Mull. Back in 2014 Armed with my trusty 19 year old Nissan Micro (sadly now departed), my beautiful wife and a boot full of camping gear we drove the 415 mile journey to the…

Sri Lanka: Part 2

So after the Excitement of the whale watching trip we traveled on further south to spend a couple of days in a quiet beach location, we were here to do nothing but to soak up the sun, swim in the sea and unwind and it was the perfect place for that. We spent two blissful…

Sri Lanka Part 1

Sri Lanka So it’s been a while since my last blog post despite having been on plenty of adventures that have been worthy of sharing. But back in February I was fortunate to go on a big eastern trip and visit Sri Lanka. Much like my last big trip it was planned to be a…

South East Asia… Part 5 : Java

South East Asia… Part 5 : Java. We arrived late at night in the City of Yogyakarta (Jogja) and were whisked away to our hotel in the city. we had splashed out a bit this time and booked a room in a small and very tranquil hotel to be our base in the city and we…