Exploring with curiosity

Let your curiosity run wild – go explore

Working as a freelancer, it's easy to fall into the trap of sitting at the computer all day with a head full of writing, marketing and business planning. I've been known to get so engrossed in my work that come the end of the day, I've not been out of the front door or spoken … Continue reading Let your curiosity run wild – go explore

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Review: Back packing food from ‘Summit to Eat’

This summer has been perfect for adventures, lots of adventures, but a hectic few months on the work front means that I've actually done very little since our Bikepacking trip to the Outer Hebrides. Before you start to feel sorry for me, I'll hold my hand up and say that much of my work has … Continue reading Review: Back packing food from ‘Summit to Eat’

North Uist

Bikepacking in the Outer Hebrides – North Uist, Benbecula and South Uist

Day: 7 Miles cycled: North Uist, Benbecula and South Uist: 32 miles Total miles: 151 miles Our overnight wild camp on a headland in Lochmaddy had been a fun location. It was right next to the ferry terminal, with access to the amazing (and spotless) toilet facilities of the marina near by. In hindsight, I wonder whether that … Continue reading Bikepacking in the Outer Hebrides – North Uist, Benbecula and South Uist

Welcome to Berneray

Bikepacking in the Outer Hebrides – North Uist and Berneray

Days: 5-6 Miles cycled: South Uist, Benbecula and North Uist: 37 miles North Uist (with a short hop onto Berneray): 31 miles Total miles: 119 miles Ever the late risers and slow packers, our fellow travellers at Howmore Hostel were on the road while we were still sorting ourselves out. Having calculated distances, we decided to make … Continue reading Bikepacking in the Outer Hebrides – North Uist and Berneray

Hebridean Way - start

Bikepacking in the Outer Hebrides – Barra, Eriskay and South Uist

Days: 3-4 Miles cycled: Vatersay to North Barra: 16 miles North Barra, Eriskay and South Uist: 30 miles Total miles: 51 miles Loading up the bikes after a good rest on Vatersay, we left our island retreat, stopping briefly for a photograph in front of a sign marking the start of the Hebridean Way. We … Continue reading Bikepacking in the Outer Hebrides – Barra, Eriskay and South Uist