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Climbing Mount Triglav, Slovenia 2864m Part Three

After leaving the Dom Planika in Part two we had just over another vertical metres to climb before reaching the summit. After not long of leaving the mountain hut the track quickly turned to scramble. There were chains and pegs which were really helpful over certain sections. After climbing up with the aid of chains the exposure got more severe, cable followed the more challenging parts of the route and it was best to start using the via ferrata gear.…

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Climbing Mount Triglav, Slovenia 2864m Part Two

Hopefully you’ve already part one of this three part adventure – if not you should probably go back and check it out first. Anyway… as we continued away from the tree line and away from the mountain hut, we closer to the eagle flying overhead. The wildlife in the Julian Alps was really stunning. As we climbed higher the trail got narrower and more exciting. This was what we were really after. Tight, exposed mountain paths which wiggled through the…

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Climbing Mount Triglav, Slovenia 2864m Part One

Mount Triglav with a height of 2,863 metres (or 9,395 ft) is the highest mountain in Slovenia and in fact the highest in all of the Julian Alps. It is so famous in Slovenia that it even features on the countries flag! Milan Kučan, a former Slovene president, once said that every Slovenian person to climb Triglav at least once in their life. We were staying in Lake Bohinj and there was even a monument there for the first four…

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Puffin Spotting On Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire

This Easter holidays, I took a trip up to Pembrokeshire for the first time. Most of my trips to Wales have been to Snowdonia, Cardiff or the Gower Peninsula but I’ve heard loads and loads of great things about the Pembrokeshire coast so decided to head up there for a little road-trip. There are lots of great places to visit and things to do in Pembrokeshire but the thing that stood out to me and was going to be the…

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The UK’s Best Drives and Road Trips

My favourite place to drive is easily the mountains in either Snowdonia or the Lake District. It takes hours of quite boring A-road and motorway driving to get to these areas from my home in Cornwall. As you start to approach them after ages in the car, the excitement starts to build. The terrain begins to get more and more interesting, trees and large hills fill your view until eventually you get your first peek at a mountain peak. I…

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