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Seven Lessons learned from hiking in the Alps with no equipment

Seven Lessons learned from hiking in the Alps with no equipment

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by Elin Delmar It was the summer of 2014 that two friends and I decided to go hiking in the French Alps for a couple of days. It was a...

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Top gift ideas for hikers and the outdoors

Top gift ideas for hikers and the outdoors

Posted by Dan Slater on

If you're reading this it's likely that you're passionate about the outdoors and have friends or family who are passionate too. If this is the case, lucky you! Outdoor gear...

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The Camino Frances According to Jemima, part II

The Camino Frances According to Jemima, part II

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by Jemima Headlam Estella to Burgos, 8 Days, 172.5 km If there is one thing NOT TO BE MISSED on the Camino Frances it is the Fountain in Estella from...

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T&T's favourite camp recipes.

T&T's favourite camp recipes.

Posted by Dan Slater on

When I'm planning a trip of more than one night, after considering what gear I'll take I am always forced to turn my mind to provisions. I don't know about...

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The Camino Frances according to Jemima, Part I

The Camino Frances according to Jemima, Part I

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by Jemima Headlam SJPP to Estella. 5 days - 114km [It’s hard to write about an 800km trek in a short blog post. Nobody, not even my mum, wants to...

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Welcome to the new website!

Welcome to the new website!

Posted by Dan Slater on

It's been five long years since our last website upgrade, and that's a long time in cyberspace. The newly-born pages upon which we once looked with pride all-too-soon took on...

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Dan's Cycle Tour of the South Island

Dan's Cycle Tour of the South Island

Posted by Dan Slater on
Tags: Travel

Cycle touring around New Zealand’s South Island – what could possibly be more beautiful, more romantic, more … painful. If you work at a desk, breaks are enforced; if you...

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Surfing Lake Titicaca

Surfing Lake Titicaca

Posted by Dan Slater on
Tags: Travel

 There was something not quite right about the ground. A worrisome irregularity underfoot which encouraged us to tread carefully, lest we somehow negotiated ourselves into peril. We were on an...

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Threshold of a Lost World

Threshold of a Lost World

Posted by Dan Slater on

Jarrad Barnes is has been fascinated by South America ever since he was about 4, when he saw a picture of Peru on Playschool one afternoon. He recently completed his...

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Tec-splenations: Stoves

Tec-splenations: Stoves

Posted by Dan Slater on

“Some days I would go without any fire at all, and eat raw frozen meat and melt snow in my mouth for water.” –Buffalo Bill  How easy it would be...

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Uphill Madness

Uphill Madness

Posted by Dan Slater on

Dan Slater is the assistant manager at Trek & Travel.  In his spare time, he enjoys chronicling his adventures and has even written a book about them: This is Not a...

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Touring Tatooine & the Jungland Wastes

Touring Tatooine & the Jungland Wastes

Posted by Dan Slater on

 Dan Slater is the assistant manager at Trek & Travel.  In his spare time, he enjoys chronicling his adventures and has even written a book about them: This is Not a...

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