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Camp Food, Glorious Camp Food!

Camp Food, Glorious Camp Food!

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by Jemima Over 17 days this past August I completed an end to end solo hike of the Larapinta Trail, which I felt was an ideal opportunity to test a...

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Training Tips for the Kokoda Trail - The Ultimate Collection

Training Tips for the Kokoda Trail - The Ultimate Collection

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Now, for the first time ever, all collected together in one volume, we present the full series of Training Tips for the Kokoda Trail by staff member Dan Slater! Watch...

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Man vs 'Roo - Will dukes it out on The Great South West Walk

Man vs 'Roo - Will dukes it out on The Great South West Walk

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by Will Wood. Kangaroo - A fluffy creature embedded within Australia's national Coat of Arms. Adorable. Hops like a rabbit and breeds like one too. But most Australians know that they can...

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The Camino Frances According to Jemima, Part V

The Camino Frances According to Jemima, Part V

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by Jemima Headlam Ambasmestas to Santiago de Compostela, 7 Days, 171 km Leaving the mini town of Ambasmestas, my belly full of heavy homemade German bread packed with grains, seeds...

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Staff Adventures: Oliver's Real-Life Kozi PLB Rescue

Staff Adventures: Oliver's Real-Life Kozi PLB Rescue

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Within the world of adventure activities everyone understands that there is inherent risk involved, but we usually think in the beginning that ‘it will never happen to me’. I would...

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The Camino Frances According to Jemima, Part IV

The Camino Frances According to Jemima, Part IV

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by Jemima Headlam Leon to Ambasmestas, 5 Days, 143 km I’d had my fill of fancy Leon with its exceptionally good meals, its magnificent cathedral and gatecrashing the occasional uni...

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We Walk the Walk - 20 Products we used last weekend at Barrington Tops

We Walk the Walk - 20 Products we used last weekend at Barrington Tops

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Here at Trek & Travel we're proud of the fact that we don't just sell the gear we stock - we buy it and use it ourselves on our adventures...

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The Camino Frances According to Jemima, Part III

The Camino Frances According to Jemima, Part III

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by Jemima Headlam Burgos to Leon, 7 Days, 229km I left you last time on the concrete march into Burgos. The direct route is along the highway, enjoying the sights...

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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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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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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 hear...

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