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Everest Base Camp Trek – Namche Bazaar to Deboche

Day 3 – Rest Day Namche Bazaar When they say rest day, it’s not really a rest day…..just so you know! To help with acclimatisation, the trek incorporated a couple of ‘rest’ days so you sleep in the same place for a few nights, but what you do on these so called rest days is […]

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Everest Base Camp Trek – Lukla to Monjo to Namche Bazaar

Day 1 (Kathmandu > Lukla > Monjo) A very early wake-up call, breakfast and we were soon piled onto the mini bus once more and on our way back to the airport and the chaos that followed….organised chaos I’m sure!  Majority of trekkers it seems comes to catch the same early morning flight as you, […]

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Thule – Chasm Duffel Bag – REVIEW

Whether you decide to go away on a 2 week all-inclusive holiday or a 2 week adventure to the Himalayas, ultimately the baggage you decide to pack away all your belongings will come into play.  Generally speaking for myself, I will pick a suitcase as the normal holiday choice as this is more practical in […]

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Thule – EnRoute Strut Daypack – REVIEW

As you may well have guessed from some of the posts on this blog, I like to go walking on and around mountains…one of the key pieces of equipment that is required when out is a backpack to hold essential items that you may require throughout the day. I was kindly sent the Thule EnRoute […]

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Help flying with children?

Pretty much any parent will at some point be worried about how they’re going to cope when flying with children.  I remember out first overseas holiday which was to Cyprus, around about a 4-5 hour flight.  The boys were 1 and 3 and I was worried with all the fears that come with taking children […]

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Three top winter campsites in Europe – GP

Touring in your caravan in winter is a fantastic idea, especially if you go for one of the campsites that provide you with a wealth of home comforts, so even if it’s freezing outside you’ll still be warm and comfortable inside. With that in mind LOOK have found some of the best campsites that Europe […]

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RIP Lily

Returning from my Everest Base Camp trip late last night to be told my lovely cat Lily was hit by a car and killed pretty much made my already dwindling mood worsen somewhat. A tribute to Lily Bop, who battled through being diagnosed with FIV and had a second chance of life following her rescue […]

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