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During a busy week of lockdown working, my permitted daily walk has kept me sane. Often just around the block or on calmer days, the one mile stretch up to Hilly Fields in Brockley.
“Day 38 to 40: Wild London Within One Mile”
London is a fascinating city for infinite reasons. Just one of which is that it holds enough green space to be considered for National Park status.
“Day 23 to 25: A Summary Of London’s Green Chain Walk”
Virtual escapism is a great thing and there are some really creative initiatives changing our concept of adventure at the moment.
“Day 7: Wild Places In The Canary Islands”
Saturday. The time of week where my partner and I usually go on a long walk to detach our brains from work. But today we felt slightly conflicted.
“Day 5: London’s Leafy Cemeteries Offer Peace And Quiet”
As the footpath disappeared completely into boulders the size of compact Italian Fiats, only my gaze could continue to trace the tiny slither of land towards the peninsula’s vertiginous point.
“A Walk On Mondello’s Wildside in Capo Gallo Nature Reserve”
“I’ve been coming up here with my father since I was ten.” Lionel told me. “Of course, there was no one else up here then”.
“Sustainable Trails: Are Too Many Of Us Hiking Guatemala’s Volcán Acatenango?”
It was already warm as I followed our guide, Douglas through Juayua’s cobbled streets to the path where the hike began. A few local street dogs bounced alongside us, ever hopeful of pats or even better, food.
“Hiking The Seven Waterfalls of Juayúa, El Salvador”
Caving in Guatemala is an unceremonious affair. You hike for a while, usually through jungle, and then simply slip in. It’s almost as if you have stumbled upon the ancient geological formation by accident. Ah, a massive cave system: what a surprise!
“Exploring Ixo Cave In Poptun, Guatemala”
Each morning in Cahuita, I sip a hot coffee on my little patio and watch in silence as multiple species of hummingbird, tanager and woodpecker go about their morning routine.
“Hummingbirds At Breakfast: Cahuita National Park, Costa Rica.”