Tag Archives: Exodus

There’s more to the Alps than Mt Blanc

On a last minute whim, I booked an Exodus walking holiday at the end of August to the Queyras. I’m sure most of you are already wondering, just like me, where on earth the Queyras is, although the sharper tools … Continue reading

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Why would you go on a cycling holiday to Albania?

Those who know me well would never ask this question, but that’s because the word “holiday” for me is synonymous with “unusual” and “challenging” (and occasionally “terrifying”). For normal human beings, however, it seems like an odd choice of destination. … Continue reading

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Too much snorer in Albania

Albania – a surprising culinary delight Continue reading

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Grumpy people don’t make friends on group trips

I’ve written already about my first impressions of South Africa and the contrasts I found in the country, not just internally but compared with the rest of Africa (or at least the parts I know). Interestingly, a friend just recommended me the … Continue reading

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South Africa: a land of contrasts

Having just returned from a fabulous fortnight’s cycling holiday in South Africa with Exodus and Mask Expeditions, my first ever visit there, unusually for me I’m struggling to put into words my impressions of the trip and the country. Ironic therefore that … Continue reading

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Mountain biking for the blind

“But you’re blind, you can’t go mountain biking!” Well, quite. I should sit at home over Christmas reading Braille or playing tactile Scrabble with my cat. However, I don’t have a cat, and my Braille skills are so terrible that … Continue reading

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Cycle Namibia

We go to bed at 10 and get up with the sun Strange – I thought holidays were meant to be fun! But this trip is not what it first might seem While up with the lark might not be … Continue reading

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