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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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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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Pyranha at the Welsh Rivers Book Launch

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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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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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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