August 28, 2017

I'm dusting the moss off my rucksack after another fantastic crossing of Dartmoor National Park on foot to my home in Chagford.

With friends, on possibly the warmest weekend we've had on the moor this summer, we departed Dartmoor Inn on the western side of the moor and...

August 15, 2017

As sure as an icy drip falling from an icicle this dramatic exhibition sent shivers down my spine.

With good timing, as I prepare to head through theNorth West Passage in September, theNational Maritime Museum's 'Death in The Ice' exhibition tells the story of the...

August 1, 2017

For much of early September I'm going to be transiting the legendary North West Passage through Arctic Canada on board the ship Ocean Endeavour.

For years I have been obsessed by the courage and determination of the Victorian explorers who attempted to navigate the pass...

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About It starts with Bus #173 

This is my occasional blog focusing on my travels abroad and at home in Dartmoor. All my journeys, whether it’s a 4-day schlepp to Pitcairn Island or a 3-week boat journey across Micronesia, begin with the local country bus #173 from my home in Chagford to Exeter, where I take the train or bus to London.

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