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February 2016

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Hiking the You Yangs – Northern Range Walk

Standard, February 28, 2016, samlcook, 0 Views 0 Comments
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Here’s some footage from my walk this morning. I started at the Turntable car park, went towards Big Rock until I reached the Saddle turnoff.  I then walked along the Saddle, took the Northern Range trail, then back to Turntable along the Branding Yard Trail. This is a great walk – some hills (the one […]

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Hiking, Bushwalking & Exploring: What’s Next?

Standard, February 10, 2016, samlcook, 0 Views 0 Comments
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When I first started this blog about 18 months ago, it was really just a way to share my hiking stories with others. I’ve always loved writing (I always kept a diary growing up, plus English and English Literature were my favourite subjects at school), and it seemed like the perfect way to share my […]

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Food for the Soul

Standard, February 7, 2016, samlcook, 0 Views 0 Comments
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Back in high school (long before I discovered hiking) I’d rush through my homework so I could get down to the beach and go for a walk after school. My parents thought it was all about the surfer boy spotting (yeah OK, there was a bit of that too…). Whenever I felt stressed, tired, or […]

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Mt Kilimanjaro – Not Once, Not Twice, but Three Times

Standard, February 2, 2016, samlcook, 0 Views 0 Comments
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‘When I was 120 pounds heavier, I would have settled for standing in the cold comfort of an open refrigerator, searching for something to saturate what I was feeling at that moment: happy, sad, fearful, lonely, anything. I’d even clink through the condiment shelf, seeing if there were any maraschino cherries left. I’d eat anything […]

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