Sunshine

Life’s always better in the Sunshine, never more so than when out walking

Two Sad People Looking Forward to Next Season

Nearly at the Top; walking in the Italian Dolomites

Well our four wonderful Dolomite hiking breaks and the last two Peaks have come to an end and two very sad people are now back and missing the stunning views of the mountains. The Italian trekking breaks have been a great success and everyone was blown away by the Hotel Digon with its amazing food,

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Chamonix in Summer is Awesome

Encountering a sign post above Chamonix in Summer

It’s hard to believe that it is January 2018 already and, after a very busy festive season, we now have the time to prepare for Chamonix in Summer 2018. The Start of the Summer in Chamonix – June June is always a tricky time to undertake any of the high level walking routes in the

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Four in a Bed

Grattondale where Four in a Bed winners are situated

How pleased we both were that Dale End House won Four in a Bed. This is a lovely place to come and relax and we are lucky to have it as our chosen accommodation in the Peak District. The Lodge It is so cosy and has everything you need for your stay. The view from

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Photo of the Month | The Aiguille du Midi in Black and White

Aiguille du Midi, from here there are stunning views of Month Blanc

On our Chamonix walking break, Wednesday is day off and the guests go and explore. Usually they take in the Aiguille du Midi (the highest cable car ride in Europe). It needs a good day with lots of sunshine, you almost feel you could reach out and touch Mont Blanc. Because we visit so many

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Photo of the Month | Last Summer

First Time in the Dolomites

When it’s wet and dreary outside our thoughts always turn to last summer. We spent it walking in the French Alps and the Dolomites. This year the weather was really kind to us in both places. Early June in Chamonix started off with snow on our first week very soon progressing to over 25 degrees

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