Lanzarote Canaries

Lanzarote Canaries

Lanzarote, is one of the canary Islands off the coast of Africa. Close enough for the Sahara sand to blow to the islands in huge amounts.  It is largely volcanic and in relative terms has has recent eruptions . The greatest recorded eruptions occurred between 1730 and...
Helvelyn

Helvelyn

Helvelyn   The day I chose to walk up Helvelyn  it was cloudy but not cold. I decide to make the accent from Glenridding  (NY 38310 17012) elevation 173 m. There is a large public car park with toilet facilities. In the car park towards the top right corner is a...
Snowdon

Snowdon

My 1st walk up Snowdon was in the summer of 2010. I chose the Watkin Path  because I had read that it was the most scenic route. I was very unprepared for the ‘walk’ ahead. I should explain, I was then 59 and have a mild heart condition and was not...