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Swiss Alps: The Gasterntal and Klus Gorge hike

Distance: 13km Refreshments: Selden (start of walk), Hotel Waldhaus (midway through) and then back in Kandersteg This is a lovely walk, going down the canyon, the Klus Gorge and back to Kandersteg. Following a river all the way down made it easy to navigate and added to the sense of serenity. Having been to Canada …

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Azores

Azores

Ever heard of the Azores? Well, I have to admit that when we chose them as our summer walking holiday destination, I hadn’t! Or at least I might have heard of them but couldn’t have told you where they were. And that seemed to be true of everyone I told about our holiday plans! My …

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Navigation puzzles

Did you know that you can still practise your navigation skills at home? There are lots of ways you can do this … from simply getting a map of your local area and finding the bearings to certain buildings, to estimating the distance and time it will take you to walk somewhere and testing it …

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