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Day 4 West Highland Way – Ardlui to Tyndrum

Day 4 West Highland Way – Ardlui to Tyndrum This day was a hard one to get my head around as I was very focused on my long hike the next day. That makes for hard work, hiking is at … Continue reading

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Day 2 West Highland Way – Drymen to Rowardenan

Day 2 West Highland Way – Drymen to Rowardenan View from my room Long slow day today, uphill the first 3 hours culminating in our first real climb. Then the rain came, descending is not my strength, doubly so in … Continue reading

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Day 4 West Highland Way – Ardlui to Tyndrum

Day 4 West Highland Way – Ardlui to Tyndrum Images when I can, sorry   This day was a hard one to get my head around as I was very focused on my long hike the next day. That makes … Continue reading

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Glasgow Cathedral and Legos

Glasgow Cathedral and Legos Glasgow Cathedral is one of the check box tourist spots in Glasgow. It’s certainly a beautiful old gothic cathedral and the history contained within is very interesting, but it’s not a long stop, however it is … Continue reading

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Day 1 – Hiking the West Highland Way

Day 1 – Hiking the West Highland Way Day 1 saw me leaving Glasgow for Milngavie (pronounced Mull-guy) and hitting the trail. I was excited to get hiking and got to the train early. Arriving in Milngavie early paid off, … Continue reading

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Finally in Scotland

Finally in Scotland The view from my room So I finally arrived in Glasgow on a cloudy but nice evening.  Currently the European sporting championships are in town, my hotel is full of track cyclists.  I think the mascot is … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Year So Far

Reflecting on the Year So Far By three methods we may learn wisdom: First by reflection which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience which is the bitterest. ~ Confucius So for my Sunday night … Continue reading

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Happiness & Living

Happiness & Living The function of a man is to live, not to exist ~ Jack London I love this Jack London quote, I think it focuses on the most important concept to developing your own personal happiness.  We have … Continue reading

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Himalayan Travelogue Part 2 – The Great Glen Way

Himalayan Travelogue Part 2 – The Great Glen Way I’m re-posting my Himalayan Travelogue posts from one of my other blogs, given my upcoming adventure, hiking the Appalachian Trail, I thought these might be an interesting look back as I … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Beginnings

Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Beginnings           Hello my friends, as I mentioned in a post recently I’ve begun my long preparation before hiking the Appalachian Trail starting in late February or early March of 2015. Over … Continue reading

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