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Aira Force with a sprinkling of snow

Aira Force Falls & Park Aira Force is one of The Lake District’s tallest waterfalls at 65 feet and it sits on Ullswater’s eastern shores.  It is overlooked by the mountain of Gowbarrow and there is a nice circular walk from Aira Force up to Gowbarrow and back. November houses the last throws of autumn…

Inside Lowther Castle, The Lake District

It was a little while since I’d last been The last time I visited Lowther Castle was about twenty five years ago and it looked a lot different back then!  Yep, back then it was a derelict ruin; it had statue and prowess but really it was just a crumbling mass of stones in the…

Taking kids to the DDR Museum, Berlin

At Richard’s request we visited the DDR museum in Berlin this summer. Now, usually I am not amazingly keen on museums and the kids hate being cooped up inside, so, unless they super hands on, they tend not to suit us so well. I was quite relieved then, when Richard told me it was a…

Floibanen Funicular in Floyen, Bergen is loads of fun

Floyen Floyen is a city mountain found in Bergen, south west Norway. It is home to the Floibanen Funicular which gives panoramic views over Bergen and a number of small hiking trails. This summer we spent a really nice half day catching the funicular up the mountain and hiking down. Funicular railway In the interests of…

A walk around Western Australia from Denham to Albany.

  We were privileged enough  to spend two years in Western Australia (WA) and even more fortunate enough to have bought a camper van. Oh how we loved our dear camper, it gave us so many possibilities and we were able to travel from Denham, in the north-west of WA, right down to Albany in…

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