Everest Base Camp guide – what’s in a name?

Everest Base Camp Guide - Jay Reilly

Tweet Ok, It’s time for a competition! We need a title for our new trekking guide and would love your help. Jay Reilly, our newly acquired son in law,  has written a brilliant guide all about trekking to Everest Base Camp. It is currently with Bill Journee, our illustrious eBook designer,  and is coming together beautifully. […]

Walking Poles – free guide on how to use them

Tashi, the young Sherpa boy handing me my Helinox walking poles

Tweet If you are looking for some great (free)  information about walking poles or just to read what a local champion  has to say about them, let us introduce Mox. Norman (“Mox”) Moxey is a mechanical design engineer and bushwalker who is involved in the design and development of outdoor adventure equipment. “Mox” is associated […]

Jungle trekking – Rainbow Lodge – Cambodia – waterfalls and leeches!

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Tweet We are not sure what convinced us to do the full day trek at Rainbow Lodge. Was it the chance to explore the Cambodian Jungle with an experienced guide? Or the opportunity to see some unusual wildlife, creatures and/or bugs? Or was it that we both have English relatives back somewhere and the need […]

GPS Question – Which one for hiking?

Tweet Trying to decide which GPS to buy for hiking? Not sure of what mapping software you need for your Garmin GPS? What are the best bushwalking maps for Australia? How good are Shonky maps and Garmin GPS’s? In this post we compare the use of Mapsource, Tracks4Australia and Shonky GPS maps with a clear […]