Kathmandu, Nepal - Final Report

Kathmandu, Nepal – Final Report

The CAIRN group has now returned to Kathmandu following the river rafting and safari phases of the expedition. With UK bound flights tomorrow the group will be having a final dinner at the legendary Dwarikas Hotel where a six-course Nepalese meal awaits the eager party. The river rafting phase of the expedition was a welcome […]

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Canoe Expedition in Cambridge

Sweden Training Weekend 2015 1st Report

The group arrived in our temporary base camp for the practice expedition and due to a bit of damp weather we sheltered underneath tarps as we dished out some essential kit and did some food shopping for the 3 days we would be out and about. In the outdoors things never go exactly to plan […]

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Buccaneer 2015 Final Update

This year the Buccaneer expedition was graced with good weather, our groups woke up to some light fog, which soon burned off with the rising sun and it turned into yet another sunny day. The breakfast chatter was about the previous nights Come Dine With Me. The guests (E.Soc instructors) all gave some feedback to […]

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Buccaneer 2015 2nd Update

Good morning! On the Broads today and our Buccaneers woke up to a lovely atmospheric morning. Some of them were slightly confused by the wildlife saying hello at the portholes however. As the local ducks and swans swam past our Buccaneers were preparing breakfast and getting ready for another day on the water. Day two […]

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Sailing on the Norfolk Broads

Buccaneer 2015 1st Update

Quick update from the Broads! After our fleet of Buccaneers all assembled in the boat yard we got kitted up with buoyancy aids and the boat crews got used to the vessels they would be driving and sailing throughout the trip. While half of our crews went off to sail straight away the other performed […]

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Staff Sailing and Power Boating

With our Buccaneer trip fast approaching we decided to have a little refresher of some of the essential skills in power boating and sailing. The winds proved too strong on the first two days of scheduled training but these subsided somewhat later in the week and allowed us to head out onto the water. We […]

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Pokhara, Nepal – 2nd Report

Pokhara, Nepal. Sunday 5th April. The CAIRN trekking group has now returned from an amazing expedition through the mountains to enjoy the comforts of the Shangri-La resort in Pokhara. The trekking phase of the expedition has been a huge success. We all had the opportunity to experience the culture of the mountain dwelling peoples and […]

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