After day 3 of the trek, I was done in. I woke up the next morning feeling better than I'd felt finishing the day, but I was still tired, sore and more than a little bit ashamed about crying down the mountain the day before. Within 10 minutes of grabbing my breakfast, my fellow trekkers … Continue reading Transylvania Trek Day 4: Postavarul Massif, Tampa Mountains and Braşov
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
So it's been a few months since I last posted. I went from posting every week to not posting at all. It wasn't a conscious decision - in fact when I realised, I felt really guilty (there's that perfectionist trait kicking in). It wasn't that I'd made a choice not to post that week, it … Continue reading Life Gets In the Way: Or How I Paused Travel Blogging To Travel!
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