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A Night in the Desert

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We grabbed a few extra layers to fend off the cold and climbed about our trusty steeds. I think mine was broken, as it made a very strange bellowing and gurgling noise, accompanied by what appeared to be most of its guts coming out of its mouth like a balloon. Charming. The other two camels were much more lady like…. Read more »

Microadventure – Quantocks Walk and Overnight Camping

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At last, after much preparation and testing, an actual adventure to embark upon! An overnight trip, ostensibly to test out the practicality of wild camping. A chance for a decent long walk and to explore some of the local countryside. The objective – walk from home to the Quantock Hills, camp overnight, and then walk back the following day. Figure… Read more »

Microadventure – Camping in the Garden at -4 Celsius

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Last night I was able to have a little microadventure, sleeping in the garden on a dry but pretty cold night. This was my first chance to try out some newly acquired camping kit. By the time I went out at 11pm the tent and grass were already covered in a hard frost. The thermometer I took out wasn’t working… Read more »