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Tag Archive: Wales

12
Aug

Best day ever in Betws

A few months back I was driving in to work in the heavy rain. I was off to the Alps in less than a week and really didn’t care if I got fired or not, so rather than heading to work I bypassed Gloucester and added 3 more hours to my normal commute and headed …

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24
Aug

Summer Loving in Wales

Its been another stereotypical British summer this year. After a surprising amount of nice weather the rain finally came along. Unfortunately I’ve been working most of the summer, so whenever the rain has come I’ve just headed to Betws-y-Coed for the good old Fairy Glen, pretty much a sure thing whenever it is wet. Obviously …

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26
Jul

Pyranha at the Welsh Rivers Book Launch

Tom, Chris and Patrick

The bible of Welsh river running, first written in the 1990’s by Chris Sladden, has long been the go-to book for river beta for boating in Wales. However, despite two re-prints since it’s intital publication, it hasn’t been available since 2008… the reason being that a new works was in the making. Patrick Clissold and Tom …

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13
May

Why I love Wales

The passport has been put away for another few months and I have returned once again to Wales, UK. I often get asked why I don’t move from this country and live in Nepal. Since I spend so much time in this great Himalayan country. I often think, perhaps it would be a good place …

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22
Nov

British Universities Kayaking Expedition 2011 – Selection Event

For those that don’t know, the first of the modern day British Universities Kayaking Expeditions was in 2005 with a successful month-long trip to Kyrgyzstan. Since then, the expeditions have gone ahead every other year with the destination in 2007 being Siberia/Mongolia, and in 2009 to Vietnam. The selection process happens the year before the …

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