Archive for the ‘Travel’ Category

Landmannalaugar in a super jeep – Iceland

I had read a lot of good reports about taking a super jeep to explore some of the more extreme sections of Iceland. This trip was back in April so there was still a lot of snow and ice about. A super jeep is an imported jeep that has been raised and had...


Southern Iceland

[caption id="attachment_3402" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Looking back after finding out the road was closed[/caption] As ever the weather in Iceland looked uncertain for my first full day in the country not in the office. My friend Albert suggested w...


Reykjavík and the Aurora – Iceland

[caption id="attachment_3376" align="alignnone" width="1200"] A woman returns from a swim in the freezing sea. In the foreground steam rises from a hot pool[/caption] Iceland is one of those mythical places which is hard to imagine really exists until y...


Bodmin Moor – Cornwall

[caption id="attachment_3345" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Wild horse on Bodmin Moor[/caption] I had never really spent any time in the Cornish Moors before, so on a beautiful sunny March morning I went for a walk around Bodmin Moor. All I can say is, ...


Truro, Newquay and train journey to Cornwall

A friend of mine has recently moved to Cornwall so I took the opportunity to go and explore. As it happens the train journey from London to Truro is one of the most stunning rail journeys imaginable. The train line snakes along parallel to the coast f...