Category Archives: nature

Pictures of Delamere Forest

The other day I was sorting through some photos and I came across these unusual views that I thought worthy of a comment. The pictures could be of a scene in the Everglades or some equally exotic location but they … Continue reading

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Travels in New Zealand – Mt Ruapehu

During the summer of 2005 I spent a month journeying around New Zealand – a journey I would repeat tomorrow given the chance – and as the country remains one of my favorite places I’ve visited to date I thought … Continue reading

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Saas Fee and the Gemsweg – A Walk in the Rain

The valley of the Rhone between Brig and Visp is a place of odd contrasts. On its parched floor, ancient hay barns vie for space with high tech business parks while above, vast mountain slopes drop from fields of permanent … Continue reading

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Wandering Through Switzerland – Grimsel to Gotthard Day Two

The rain is still falling in the morning but by the time I have finished my breakfast it seems less heavy and there are noticeable patches of lighter grey overhead. Stepping outside my hotel reveals that there has been a … Continue reading

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Wandering Through Switzerland – Grimsel to Gotthard Day One

 Entry into the gloomy blue green world of the glacier’s innards was a fascinating experience for a 9 year old boy, however the sudden creaking and groaning sound of the glacier’s constant downhill motion combined with my recent view of … Continue reading

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