Tis the season to be jolly sneezy, Fa la la la la, la la la la. Yes that’s right folks, we’re entering into the summer season and that means absolute and pure misery for a large proportion of the population. As anyone with hay fever well knows, this misery is caused by the release of pollen into the air from the months of May through September; and varies...
1) PLAN Plan before you go. Who will you see when and where? Download the festival App to help you, turn on push notification. Check out the fest300 website for a huge amount of content to help you prepare. Use all these resources to create your own schedule, or not, maybe you are a go with the flow kinda person! 2)...
W.B. Yeats wrote about a “Terrible Beauty” but here in the Caucasus Mountains we were surrounded by a savage beauty. The view from 4,000 metres on the slopes of Europe’s highest mountain was beautiful, but there was more than a hint of danger all around. Sasha, our local guide and general all round good guy, would point and say “Over...
What is the highest mountain in Europe? Many people think it’s Mt. Blanc (the White Lady) on the French Italian border at 4,810 meters, i.e. 15,781 feet. While this may be the highest mountain in the European Union, it’s not the highest in Europe. That honour is bestowed upon Mount Elbrus at 5,642 meters, in Russia, sandwiched between the...
When you tackle an Ironman you train so that you can push your body to finish the 3.8k Swim, 180K Bike and the Marathon Run. However when you live at sea level how do you train for an assault on the World’s highest free standing Mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania which stands at 5,895 Metres? That was the problem facing...
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