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2nd Week of 20-Week Training and 2015 Boston Marathon

In terms of training, the 2nd week had been very good till I went hiking last Saturday. I decided to do ECBOS. Distance wise, it wasn’t very long, only 18.5 miles with 6,400 feet elevation gain and loss, but the falling rocks and steep, land sliding hillside while coming down the ridge and the rocky canyon weren’t what I was expecting. 561 more words


Lake Pleasant – An Oasis in the Sonoran Desert

Morristown, Arizona

On the north end of the Phoenix metro area you will find an embankment dam on the Agua Fria River. The New Waddell Dam provides recreation, electric power and flood protection to the Phoenix area. 604 more words


Myths, Muckross and modern Fairy Tales

There is an old adage, which I have just made up, that states, that if in doubt where to start a blogpost, then try saying thank you. 943 more words


Early Birds in Pembrokeshire

This was my favourite morning on our trip along the Pembrokeshire coast last September. Waking up early, we wanted to use the time to go to the beach of the little village we stayed. 67 more words


A Walk in Berneck

Last weekend I had a friend visiting from Zurich. When we started, the weather wasn’t great for anything major, but good enough for a ‘quick’ walk. 369 more words


The following slide show/movie was one of three created for this years’ hiking awards assembly, where 49 students and staff received a HS tahr pin, a KIS record! 141 more words


A taste of Iceland... in the middle of the Lake District

This post is part of a series about the Lake District, Cumbria, England. Part 1 can be found here.

Ah Lake district, a wonderful region that has so much to offer for hikers, tourists, solo-travelers or just people seeking a little bit of adventure like ourselves :-) ….  328 more words