Transylvania Trek 1: Moeciu to Cheile Gradistei

Sat in my tent, I was thinking about the reason why I was with a group of 25 strangers, in another country, about to set of on some of the most physically demanding walks that I've ever had to do. I reminded myself of the reasons. I wanted to prove to myself that I’m strong … Continue reading Transylvania Trek 1: Moeciu to Cheile Gradistei

Transylvania Trek, Day 2: Bucegi Massif

After the 'warm up' walk of day one, day two upped the ante somewhat to a 20km walk with a height of 2180mtr. The sun was shining brightly and the walk through the woodland path to the stunning mountain range was beautiful. We were again joined by a four-legged friend who made the walk look … Continue reading Transylvania Trek, Day 2: Bucegi Massif

Transylvania Trek Day 3: Castle Bran and Piatra Craiului Mountains

This was the day. One of the hardest physical things I've ever done. I knew that this trip wouldn't all be sunshine and laughter but I don't think that I realised just how tough this would be. The day started out fairly comfortably - a trip to Bran Castle - the home of Dracula. Luckily … Continue reading Transylvania Trek Day 3: Castle Bran and Piatra Craiului Mountains

Taking the Plunge: Anxiety and Travelling

I'm not going to pretend that I came up with the idea for this post by myself. I didn't. I read a post by Lauren Juliff on http://www.nomadicmatt.com which brilliantly encapsulated some of the fears I have about travelling - especially travelling alone. You can read the post here. Lately, I've been wanting to prove … Continue reading Taking the Plunge: Anxiety and Travelling