Monthly Archives: August 2013

50 Days To Go

18 months ago we had the crazy idea of going to the Himalayas to raise money and awareness for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices and Arthur Rank. And what an adventure we have had. we have met some great people along … Continue reading

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Bring on the Giraffes

Okay, so we survive landing at Kathmandu airport, the flight to Lukla, the altitude, steep drops, yeti’s and the chickens. Are we safe? Not a chance – herds of escaped Giraffes rampaging in the city are bound to get us. … Continue reading

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Bring on the Chickens

Putting “Kathmandu” into Google and pressing news is coming up with some gems today. Here is the next one: http://ekantipur.com/2013/08/17/top-story/avian-flu-emergency-in-kathmandu-too/376556.html  

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Runway Problems at Kathmandu

As if the tales of landing at Lukla were scary enough, we now hear that the Kathmandu runway has big cracks on it and the Nepalese authorities are advising airlines not to land big aircraft upon it. Oh, like the … Continue reading

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Tim and Keith Tackle Mount Snowdon

This is the Rhyd Dhu path to the summit. The climbing was tough – but the heat much much tougher.    

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Hadrian’s Wall Walk – Carlisle to Bowness-On-Solway

Last 14 miles of the walk.  The weather today was beautiful and the countryside flat nut surprisingly pretty. We passed some lovely villages along the way and mad. The walk ends at the very pretty village of Bowness, a gentle … Continue reading

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Hadrian’s Wall Walk – Walton to Cariisle

Another 11 miles today, over gentle, rolling countryside. The easiest day yet – or are we getting fitter? No great photos today – and I guess piccies of fields would be a bit dull 70 miles down. 14 to go.

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