Mweelrea Magic

Towards the end of September we headed to Mweelrea along with the newly weds! The summit of the mountain is large with spectacular views. We were lucky as during our lunch break three guided groups reached the summit. We counted 50 climbers in all – all out for exercise during the pandemic. Thankfully there is…

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New Year 2020

Sri Lanka Our holiday in Sri Lanka took us from the coast to the highlands and back again. We enjoyed some beautiful safaris and saw extraordinary wildlife. We hiked to Worlds End and then took on the famous Sri Pada or Adam’s Peak, a tough pilgrimage normally undertaken by lamplight at night. Up to 6,000…

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Christmas 2019

Exploring Sri Lanka Christmas 2019 saw us head East for one of the few occasions to reunite with travelling Christopher who was returning from 4 months travel and we met in the capital of Sri Lanka, Colombo. This is a wonderful country boasting many legacies to the old colonial days when the influence of England…

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Rugby Mania

Well September and October saw the Rugby World Cup in Japan. Lucky Christopher headed off with a ‘College’ of Veterinary Surgeons (yes that’s the collective noun!) and they all did us proud shouting for Ireland. The Scotland match was a ‘battle royale’ with Ireland coming out on top but Japan was a banana-skin. The other…

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