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!
In a recent post called 'Taking The Plunge' I talked a bit about my decision to undertake the huge challenge of going trekking in the Transylvanian Alps to raise money for Mind. As part of that, I've been undertaking more hikes to support with my training, so when the sun came out recently, I jumped … Continue reading Pendle Hill and Sculpture Trail