Mount Cameroon is the highest mountain in West Africa which towers above the friendly town of Buea in the West. It is also an active volcano which last erupted in 2012. There are few things I’ve done as challenging as…

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Zwinkels Guest House and Zwinkels Mountain Lodge are both Dutch owned and run by Cameroonians. They were our treat and an upgraded oasis from the typical CFA10,000 hotels we had been staying in which offered no hot water and at…

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I’ve been looking forward to taking a sabbatical from work for some time. A reward for six years of loyal service. In hindsight, I began crossing the days off with a red X far too early but low and behold,…

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In the last few years, barefoot, or minimalist running has gained significant traction in the running world. This is down to once again embracing life before ‘modern’ shoes, but also to reduce injury and impact that running has on the…

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Alaska is an American State hard to beat. It’s one of the worlds remaining bastions of designated wilderness areas, there are more bears than people and incredible views are served up by the bucket load. Then in walks the Harding…

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