Category Archives: Spain

Should you ever do the same trek twice?

The world is full of so many amazing places I want to visit. Every time I go somewhere I enjoy, I promise I’ll return again. But inevitably, I don’t, because there are so many other trips I want to go … Continue reading

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Weird things about Barcelona

The lifts Press the button outside the bank of lifts to select the floor you want. Get in the lift and realise there’s no button inside the lift. What if you change your mind? Too bad. Wait, the lift didn’t … Continue reading

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Tips for blind cyclists

Just because I’m partially sighted doesn’t mean I don’t still enjoy dangerous activities. And there’s a benefit, because even fairly ordinary activities such as road cycling and mountain biking can easily become challenging and even death-defying activities when you can’t … Continue reading

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Mallorca: an island of stark contrasts

I’ve always been a bit nervous of Mallorca on account of its British package holiday reputation, but I had heard from many people that it was also surprisingly scenic and boasts some wonderful mountain walking in the Tramuntana range. My … Continue reading

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I think I’m addicted to mountains

What a fabulous place the Sierra de Aitana is! I loved every minute of the trekking holiday – fantastic vistas, great company and an amazing leader who I just couldn’t fault on any level. His passion for the area and … Continue reading

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Spanish hills

The following poem was written following an Exodus trekking holiday in the Sierra de Aitana At 6am on a Sunday morning Bleary-eyed and stifling the yawning We step aboard an Easyjet plane For an Exodus walking trip to Spain. I … Continue reading

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It’s not quite Kili…

but it’s been 3 months since I went on a walking holiday, so I reckon it’s about time for another one. All in the name of training, obviously, nothing to do with having fun. So I’m off to the Sierra … Continue reading

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