Ladakh Sherpa: 5th Update

Ladakh Sherpa: 5th Update

Dear Parents, We have had an amazing time. We are back in Leh for the night before setting off on the trek. The experience is too much to put into words hopefully the pictures attached will help show what we have been up to. We have seen the Dalai Lama close up. Helped out in […]

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Sweden 2017 – final update

Hi All, We are now back at Canodal in Ed. Survival night went well – the group split into 3 and swam across from base camp with no equipment except their knives, whistles and fire steels. They got fires going, built shelters and tried to keep their spirits up through the long damp night. I’m […]

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Sweden 2017 – 4th update

Hi All, We had a fairly soggy afternoon and evening yesterday but all survived in good humour. This morning we ran sessions on shelter building, birch bark continues and rope making and after lunch paddles downwind on a choppy lake to our current island. The weather improved and we enjoyed dinner in the sunshine. Rain […]

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Ladakh Sherpa: 4th Update

Dear Parents, Climbed Shanti Stupa this morning. 554 steps to the top . Magnificent views of the mountains and Leh below. Next stop lunch and then a yoga and meditation class this afternoon. Taxi to Lingshed 16:30 and the start of the first community project. With a visit to watch His Holiness the Dalai Lama […]

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Ladakh Sherpa: 3rd Update

Dear Parents, Today we did our first walk to get used to the altitude. Visiting a palace and a temple. The photo is taken at our high point among the prayer flags. Tomorrow we head to Lingshed for a home stay for two days and hope to┬ásee the Dalai Lama preaching on Saturday. Then we […]

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Good evening everyone! Today has been quite soggy but haven’t been dampened. After a quick breakfast of sausage sandwiches it was time to head off to the stables for the day. We covered all of things, from grooming to carriage driving and show jumping to a hack through an ice age gorge. We returned to […]

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Sweden 2017 – 3rd Update

Hi All, Great 1st day paddling. Now on the island of Skotton having a bracing swim after dinner. Cb

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Ladakh Sherpa: 2nd Update

Dear Parents, In Leh, acclimatising to the altitude, everyone fit and well. The group had a rest after a 3.30am start to catch the flight to Leh. Now rested, and having had a late lunch in the guest house, we headed into Leh town. We have sorted a good exchange rate and the group have […]

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Outlaw Three: Day 2

Our first full day on camp has been a full one! After a hearty breakfast we began our hike to the Major Oak in the centre of Sherwood Forest; the tree that, according to folklore, Robin Hood and his Merry men were camped. After lunch (and a quick stop off at the visitor centre shop!) […]

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Sweden 2017 – 2nd update

Hi Everyone, Relaxed but busy day shopping for food, sorting and preparimg kit, practising knife and axe technique and completing canoe capsize drills. Dinner is now being cooked and then tomorrow morning we’ll be off to our first island. Not sure if I’ll be able to post tomorrow but hopefully on Thursday Chris

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