Whinlatter 2023-07-13

Whinlatter 2023-07-13

Back to Whinlatter Forest to attempt two more Wainwrights from the relatively easy side – Lord’s Seat and the wonderfully-named Barf.

Thirlmere 2023-07-12

Thirlmere 2023-07-12

Kas and Ami climbed the rather short but steep Wainwright at Raven Crag, at the lower end of Thirlmere.

Aira Force 2023-07-11

Aira Force 2023-07-11

We always go to Aira Force. Except I don’t think we went there in 2019 or 2021, but I’ve definitely been before.

Holme Fell 2023-07-10

Holme Fell 2023-07-10

At Hodge Close Quarry there was an earthcache I wanted to do, and above that lay Holme Fell, one of the smaller Wainwrights

Whinlatter 2023-07-09

Whinlatter 2023-07-09

An afternoon in Keswick buying chocolate, followed by taking some alpacas for a walk around Whinlatter Forest

Threlkeld 2023-07-08

Threlkeld 2023-07-08

A visit to the Quarry and Mining Museum at Threlkeld, involving some panning and a short train ride, some rusty machinery, and a nice lunch.

Langdale 2023-07-07

Langdale 2023-07-07

Climbing above Great Langdale to have a crack at seven Wainwright peaks in a single day. It was a bit tiring.

Infinity Pools 2023-07-06

Infinity Pools 2023-07-06

Infinity pools seem to be the buzzword of the day – it’s just a pool where the water comes right up to the lip.

Helm Crag 2023-07-05

Helm Crag 2023-07-05

Helm Crag is a pretty little mountain that sits above Grasmere. By “pretty”, I mean “really steep, but worth it”

Wray Castle 2023-07-04

Wray Castle 2023-07-04

A folly of a castle on the western shores of Windermere. It was much loved by the Potter family (the one with Beatrix in).

Baystones 2023-07-03

Baystones 2023-07-03

Our first uphill walk of the holiday. We decided to have a go at Baystones – a moderate-sized hill accessible from Ambleside.

Ambleside 2023-07-02

Ambleside 2023-07-02

A run around Grasmere for Kas, followed by a slow morning, a nice lunch, and an afternoon of wandering around the shops.

Ambleside 2023-07-01

Ambleside 2023-07-01

Driving up the M6 to Ambleside to begin our holiday in the Lake District. A lot of driving followed by a rather nice dinner.

Acqua Plus 2022-08-02

Acqua Plus 2022-08-02

A day of splashing around at Crete’s biggest water park – Acqua Plus, near to Hersonissos. It was excellent fun

Cretan Mountains 2022-08-01

Cretan Mountains 2022-08-01

A day of geocaching up in the mountains near Argiroupoli, including some rather dubious bits of road and some fantastic views

Knossos 2022-07-31

Knossos 2022-07-31

Visiting Knossos is, I think, mandatory whenever you go to Crete. It’s old and famous and the insects make a very loud noise.

Agia Pelagia 2022-07-30

Agia Pelagia 2022-07-30

A day of light geocaching and generally not doing a lot. I did host my own geocaching event in Agia Pelagia though

Samaria Gorge 2022-07-28

Samaria Gorge 2022-07-28

A very long walk down the Samaria Gorge on Crete’s southern coast, beginning before dawn and ending after dinner had closed

Spinalonga 2022-07-26

Spinalonga 2022-07-26

A wander around the old Venetian Fortress come leper colony come prison on Spinalonga Island near Agios Nikolaos

Rethymnon 2022-07-25

Rethymnon 2022-07-25

A wander around Rethymnon in the afternoon after an unfortunate experience with the rental car in the morning

Psychro Cave 2022-07-24

Psychro Cave 2022-07-24

The third full day of our holiday in Crete. We had a rental car and headed up to Psychro Cave – mythical birthplace of Zeus

Agia Pelagia 2022-07-23

Agia Pelagia 2022-07-23

The second full day of our holiday in Crete. We stayed in our resort again as, to be honest, we were all still tired

Agia Pelagia 2022-07-22

Agia Pelagia 2022-07-22

The first full day of holiday in Crete. We stayed in our resort because we were pretty much still pooped from traveling here

Heraklion 2022-07-21

Heraklion 2022-07-21

Traveling out to our family holiday to Crete on a BA plane from Heathrow to Heraklion, and checking into our hotel

Bedford 2021-12-27

Bedford 2021-12-27

An afternoon trip to Bedford to grab a few caches and try to avoid getting very, very wet. It had been raining a lot.

Newcastle 2021-12-20

Newcastle 2021-12-20

A wander around South Shields and then Newcastle searching for caches while the ladies were searching for presents.

Burton Dassett 2021-09-12

Burton Dassett 2021-09-12

Photos of the day I spent in Warwickshire with the Lydford Locators starting the Pokemon series of caches. Burton Dassett today.