Category Archives: Camping

The tent forest

Sunday 4th December. By Jodie. We are looking in dismay at the scene before us. This is where we will camp? Really? Well, it’s not our usual five star campsite. We tell ourselves that Torres del Paine is about the … Continue reading

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Very natural hot springs

Sunday 20th November. By Jodie. It’s raining, cold, and I’m wearing my bathers, raincoat and neoprene booties. Looking good! I’m shivering with cold as I shrug off the raincoat and ease myself into the hot springs. Mmmnn. Nice and warm. … Continue reading

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In a cave, on a mesa, in the Grand Canyon

Tuesday 1st November. By Jodie. After months of anticipation I’m excited that we’re finally hiking into the Grand Canyon. We’ve stayed two nights at the north rim and one at the south rim, gazing across the vast canyon from various … Continue reading

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Five star sunrise

Monday 30th October. By Paul Hiking in the Grand Canyon with 8L of water, we are looking for a “dry” campsite. Not relying on a nearby water source gives us freedom to find a stunning place to put up our … Continue reading

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A different kind of canyon

Monday 24th October. By Jodie. We finish the Paria hike at Lee’s Ferry, which is only about 100 kms from the Grand Canyon’s North Rim. So it’s a no brainer, we are going there next. We get our long awaited … Continue reading

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Otherworldly Lake Powell

Friday 14th October. By Jodie. We’re deep inside Forbidding canyon, perched on a sandy bench, surrounded by dark, murky water. The surface is thick with shredded vegetation, lumps of wood and other debris. It is bubbling, oozing, and there are … Continue reading

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In the echo chamber

Tuesday  27th September. By Paul. This is one of the hardest blogs to write as the hike today was magnificent. It still is. We are camped in a huge amphitheatre, carved by water into sandstone rock. Quite difficult to describe- … Continue reading

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