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Sort Yet Again

Camping in Sort yet again

While on my trip in the Americas, I had various messaging sessions and talks with followers/fans about my gear, equipment and opinions and advice about every last detail about solo travelling. Back in Sort Yet Again Hafsteinn had contacted me last year. Which was among many of the other people[…]

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Tibidabo 006 Cycle

Tibidabo 006 Cycle

Hello all, it’s been a while since I wrote about my cycling up to Tibidabo, and there’s a fair reason for that.   I haven’t done it in a few weeks! Between being distracted by climbing, poor health and such I just haven’t got myself round to cycling up the[…]

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Abella de la Conca

Abella de la Conca - Walking Up

Hello all,  it’s been a while since I posted on here.   Last couple of weeks I’ve been a bit off with my blog posting. Preface A few weeks ago, I agreed to climb with some new folk.  This much like the first time a few weeks before, it is[…]

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El Vermell del Xincarró (Montserrat) Climbing

The group!

This weekend, I went to El Vermell del Xincarró. Which is a climbing area on Montserrat mountain here in Catalonia, with a new group of climbing friends. I have been on various social networks trying to find more climbing friends. This particular set of people I found on a Facebook[…]

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Subirats Climbing

Subirats Climbing

This weekend I went to Subirats climbing with my English teaching friends. Yes, they teach English (a couple of them) and they climb! I had wanted us to go to Savassonna bouldering. However, after three weeks of trying to borrow or rent crash pads without any luck, I started to[…]

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Tibidabo 005 Cycle

Tibidabo 005 Cycle

Spring is truly here ladies and gentlemen. As I was taking out my bicycle from the balcony this morning, I saw that my window cactus was blooming. Cacti tend to bloom for only a couple of days before wilting and dying. It is great to have these reminders of the[…]

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Val d’Aran for the Weekend

Val d'Aran

This weekend, I rode up to the Pyrenees mountains to visit Juan and Bea, from back when I was riding up to Alaska with Stefano.  They have finished their cycling trip and now live in the mountains in a cute little village near the French border called Val d’Aran. Val[…]

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Tibidabo 004 Cycle

This post is yet another cycling report: Tibidabo 004 (you will get used to them!) So, all is going well for me here in Barcelona! Since my tendon injury and my bike theft I’ve managed to heal up a lot on the arm and as I mentioned before I have[…]

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A Friend Visit by Sam

A Friend visit from Sam

I had Sam, (an architecture university friend) visit me last weekend. We had been talking about him visiting since I first got to Barcelona in August, however between work, Christmas and commitments to his personal career (doing his Part 3), he was unable to come sooner.  The good news is[…]

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Tibidabo 002 Cycling

Sarria

New Bike I’ve recently re-bought a bicycle, yes the last one was stolen after a month of owning it. 😕   It’s taken me 3 months to gain the confidence to purchase another.  Granted this one is most likely was stolen from someone else, well the parts were made up from[…]

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Adapting to Change (Surviving adversity)

Adapting to Change

Adapting to Change Over the years my travel experiences, much like my life experiences have all been a tale of how I managed to adapt my ways to the change of things that are.  Career, health, destination, budget, travel companions, love, vehicle, climate etc… the list is exhaustive!  While the[…]

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Calçotada in Terres de l’Ebre

Calçots on the Fire

I was invited to a Calçotada (an onion eating event) out here in Catalonia by some Catalan friends, I have to say that the hospitality was wonderful as was the weather and the food. Neil and Food Allergies Until I was 30 I would happily eat anything you presented me[…]

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Sony RX100m4 (and jumping ship)

Why write about the Sony RX100m4? I’m writing this article despite the Sony RX100m4 is neither a new model or new when I bought it, or even new to me now.   🙂   However, I’ve now owned the unit for some weeks now and I’ve used it a fair[…]

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