Book Review: Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Book Review: Wild by Cheryl Strayed

The first in a series of book reviews of some of my favourite outdoor-adventure themed books. Wild, by Cheryl Strayed, is about a woman who goes to hike the Pacific Crest Trail with no prior experience, on a physical and spiritual journey that truly changes her life.

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Black Sand Storms | Stories from Iceland II

Black Sand Storms | Stories from Iceland II

"There is something about a solo road trip that I find terrifying yet addictive. I am afraid of the tornado of thoughts I will have when driving 1000km alone, yet obsessed with wanting to experience them - with delving into that deep black hole inside myself that can only be reached on a journey like this one."

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A Springtime Sunrise

A Springtime Sunrise

“Oslooo!” I called out to my three-year-old Trailhound, his little tail waved in the air as he leapt over to greet me. We bounded up the stairs leading to the summit of Mam Tor, two steps at a time as the sky was already a magical glow of pink and orange. My eyes were heavy but all I needed was this country air to revive me; air that smelt like early springtime freshness, the promise of change and excitement, of a long, warm summer spent happily in the hills. 

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