Monthly Archives: January 2011

Three Pagoda Pass

Ever since I first came to Thailand in the early eighties Three Pagoda Pass  has conjured up evocative images for me. I had always wanted to visit without really knowing why. Well just the name I suppose. It was only … Continue reading

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Highest Mountain in SE Asia

When I started to write this post I thought it would be easy peasy. Ha Ha! I certainly learned a lot during the process. It seems quite simple. You need to obtain the height of the mountain and to clearly … Continue reading

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Maol Chean Dearg “Old Bald Red Head”

Maol Chean Dearg lies between Upper Loch Torridon and Loch Carron. I climbed this 3,060 ft peak in August 2006 on the wettest day that I have climbed a Munro. I could hardly see a thing on the mountain as … Continue reading

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Fountains Abbey and the “Blind View”

My brother recently remarked upon the absence of anything about Yorkshire in my travel blog. He is quite right I should have included something from this wonderful part of the world where I spent a large part of my childhood … Continue reading

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