Having an Audax for 215 km (133m) on the near horizon I needed to do a lengthy bike ride to reacquaint myself, mentally, with long distance cycling. I guessed that if I could do 80 mile comfortably then I can squeeze the extra out on the day. I had a number of routes to choose from, […]
Corfu’s highest point is M. Pandokratoras, in the Northwest of the island. Standing at 911 meters (2988 ft) it is visible from much of the island, and is distinctive for its army of masts on its summit. The Corfu Trail (CT) visits the base of the summit before heading to its conclusion at Agios Spiridonas, […]
My walk on this day, near enough a walk I did three years previously, took me from Vilaflor along the GR131 to the summit of Mt Guajara, on the rim of the caldera – a climb of 4800 ft over 10 miles. The route then drops down to the crater floor and the Parador hotel […]
Up early, 7:15 bus. Time for a coffee at Santa Cruz bus station ( good café). Tram through city is very enjoyable. Everywhere looks sleepy…Good Friday. I’m off to the North-eastern end of the Island – the Anaga mountains – which always seem highly rated but I never visited. I also wanted to see the […]
Established over a number of visits now, a walk I like to do on arriving on Tenerife is this coastal walk from Golf del Sur – where generally we are staying – around the Southern tip of the island and along the promenades of the main resorts of Los Christianos, Play de Las Americas and […]
In late January 2017 I was invited by BCS Northern Ireland to give a talk in Belfast. This is an account of that short trip utilising public transport, or foot, for the whole journey.