Half Dome: Nevada Falls and Little Yosemite Valley

You can read part one of our trip up half dome here. The two trails up Half Dome split at the top of Vernal Falls. The Mist trail takes a short detour to the top of Nevada Falls (adding a little distance on to the journey), whereas the John Muir trail is a more direct … Continue reading Half Dome: Nevada Falls and Little Yosemite Valley

Half Dome: Vernal Falls

Half dome is not for those who are only half prepared. We prepped *a lot* and we only made it to the subdome. Only is a funny word though. For me, only reaching the subdome isn't a failed attempt. What some would call failed, I call successful (and arguably one of my biggest achievements). Half … Continue reading Half Dome: Vernal Falls

Manchester is Buzzing

The bees have arrived in Manchester! Last weekend, I was trying to come up with something exciting to do when I realised, the long awaited Bee Trail had arrived in Manchester and as the sun was shining, a treasure trail to find as many bees as possible was on the cards. So I roped Wandering … Continue reading Manchester is Buzzing

Clearing Out the Cobwebs At Malham Cove

An hour and a half's drive from Manchester led us to Malham, a small village with a huge rock cove and beautiful views. Stocking up on Kendal Mint Cake and Snickers, we set off on the 8km round trip from the village to Malham Cove, stopping at Janet's Foss and Gordale Scar on the way. … Continue reading Clearing Out the Cobwebs At Malham Cove