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    Tour du Mont Blanc

    September 28, 2019

    The Tour du Mont Blanc or TMB is one of the most popular long-distance walks in Europe. It circles the Mont Blanc massif, covering a distance of roughly 170 kilometres with 10 kilometres of ascent/descent and passes through parts of Switzerland, Italy and France. We completed the route in an organised 10 day hike with Happy Tracks in September of 2019.   DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN CHAMONIX DAY 2: AMAZING VIEWS OF MOUNTAIN PASS DAY 3: TREK INTO ITALY DAY 4: A…

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    Weekend in Peak District, England

    One of the reasons we moved to London was that it enabled us to travel to nearby European cities on weekends instead of taking a massive European holiday. We have been truly inspired by…

    August 27, 2018
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    New Zealand – Routeburn Track

      Tips: Book the huts early on DOC website Bring Earplugs for a good nights sleep Day 1 We had booked to complete the Routeburn Track the very next day after just completing the Milford…

    December 14, 2015
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    New Zealand – The Milford Track

      Tips: Book huts early to avoid disappointment (no camping sites are available) – DOC Website Bring strong insect repellent Make sure all gear is waterproof: Pants, bag and jacket Bring your own matches Boiled…

    December 13, 2015
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    Blue Gum Walk (Hornsby)

    We were amazed by this walk as we strolled through the suburb and straight into the bush with remarkable views and plenty of spots to have a rest. It is a 3 hour circuit…

    July 26, 2015
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    Bundeena wedding cake rock

    The weather held up nicely for this walk but the earth was still wet and muddy. Our hiking boots were put to good use. This is our second time in this track and the…

    July 19, 2015
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    Manly Wharf to Manly beach via North Head

    It was a nice sunny day for a hike. Lots of sunshine and lots of traffic. We began our walk from Manly Wharf and headed down Darley St towards North head. There was signage…

    June 29, 2015
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    Blue Mountains – Prince Henry Cliff Walk

    In preparation for our upcoming hike in NZ – we have decided to embark on some weekend training to prepare our body for what is to come! Over the next 16 weeks we will…

    June 22, 2015