Faerie Glen on the Isle of Skye, Scotland-2016

Faerie Glen on the Isle of Skye, Scotland-2016

On the way to Lewis and Harris Island we spent the night in the small village and ferry terminal for the Outer Hebrides, Uig.  On the outskirts of town is a beautiful glen in miniature and according to local folktales the abode of fairies. Beck and I wandered through green hollows and cone shaped hillocks. [...]

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St. Kilda, Scotland-2016

St. Kilda, Scotland-2016

My good friend Tim Hagan had tried twice on different trips to Scotland to make the journey to St. Kilda. After Tim’s death from a climbing accident I felt it was important to complete his goal of visiting the archipelago. St. Kilda resides 40 miles off the Outer Hebrides and 100 miles off the west [...]

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The Monch-Switzerland

The Monch-Switzerland

My first climb in the Bernese Alps was the Monch (13,448ft). I awoke at 5:30am to catch the 6:25am tram from Murren to Lauterbrunnen. Once down I had to run to the rental car to retrieve my climbing gear and meet Franz and the train to the Jungfraujoch. We chatted and enjoyed the train ride [...]

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Dulwich and the James Caird-London

Dulwich and the James Caird-London

While visiting London we made a day trip outside of the city to the community of Dulwich via a commuter train. Dulwich was the third stop and about a 15 minute train ride from Victoria Station. Once arriving the way to Dulwich College (a boys school for 9 to 18 year olds) was well marked [...]

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London-England

London-England

The flight from Edinburgh to London took less time than the shuttle ride from Gatwick airport to the hotel in downtown London. I had arrived at the airport expecting to see a driver with a sign with my name on it but after 45 minutes I started looking at alternate transportation. He showed up just [...]

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