The stories behind my 2018 Instagram top nine

That’s right. I don’t post anything for months and have the nerve to rock up at the end of 2018 with the tales behind my Instagram top nine. I’ve really missed blogging the past few months; after my masters was…

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How to safely & responsible watch wildlife in Canada

Having lived in the UK all my life, seeing a bear was top of my list of things to see in Canada – as it is for thousands of visitors. If you’re heading to Canada, or any country for that…

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Ben A’an – our first Scottish peak

“What on earth did I pick this walk for?” I thought to myself, as the sun beat down on us and we dragged ourselves up the steep path to the summit of Ben A’an. We decided to celebrate our anniversary…

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The stories behind my Instagram Top 9 2017

I don’t know about you but I love finding out about the stories behind people’s Instagram Top 9; I kinda feel like they’re nice, heartwarming, fuzzy, reads. So, I bring you the stories behind my Instagram top 9.  It’s also interesting…

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Hiking the Consolation Lakes trail, Moraine Lake

Sure, you’ve heard of Moraine Lake; have you heard of Consolation Lakes which is just 3km away?  Ok, Moraine Lake is pretty damn hard to beat but the 6km return hike to and from Consolation Lakes is beautiful, pretty easy (we…

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Blazing our own trail to Grassi Lakes, Canmore

Grassi Lakes is everything you’re looking for in a hike; two beautiful turquoise coloured lakes and panoramic views across Canmore and the mini Mount Rundle range. The two lakes, called Upper and Lower Grassi Lakes, were named after Lawrence Grassi;…

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Sunset on the Bow River Loop, Canmore, Alberta

When we were in Canada, one of our goals was to see an amazing sunset, and Canmore finally provided us with one from the Bow River Loop trail. We tried hard to chase sunsets but the sky was just not…

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