Rhymney Valley: Mynydd Machen and Cefn Onn

Once again, the weekend’s forecast was for unsettled weather. There seemed little point in driving miles to ‘enjoy’ what could turn out to be a very soggy walk; however, we still wanted to get out there. We are fortunate in having some wonderful scenery … Continued

Newport: Walk the Port (the unofficial shorter route)

Why on earth do we Brits look forward to summer every year … so we can enjoy one rainy weekend after another? Yet again, our Sunday hiking plans had been thwarted by unseasonably low temperatures and the forecast of more … Continued

Rhymney Valley: Maesycymmer to Senghenydd

Since we returned from Portugal, we’ve been quite lazy. We’re still running, but not covering any great distances with our walks. Harri decided that we were going to push the distance a bit today and aim for roughly 15 miles. The … Continued

Central Portugal: Porto Novo to Lisbon

When Harri tried to recharge the iPad in our hotel room last night, the device had overheated and subsequently refused to switch back on. He’d used online mapping continually on this trip and had carefully plotted our route from Porto Novo to … Continued

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