Weekend wandering: Castle Crag

     Another busy weekend, this time with a friend visiting from the U.S.! We took him up to castle crag, as that’s supposed to be one of the best easy Lake District walks. Overall, despite the misty rain, it turned out to be a great day. Bonus, we found a great tapas and Mexican restaurant in…

North Wales: Climbing Snowdon

  Over the late May bank holiday, Lucas and I journeyed down to Wales for the long weekend. We spent Friday through Monday in Caernarfon touring castles, hiking and enjoying the warmish weather. On Saturday, fueled by Eccles cakes and bacon sandwiches, we set off to climb Snowdon, the highest peak in Wales.       We took…

Weekend wandering: Bowfell

  This past weekend brought us to the Langdale Valley and up a large fell for amazing views of the Langdale Pikes and the valley below. This was training for our upcoming hike of Snowden. It was beautiful at the top but so incredibly windy we couldn’t stay for long!  Afterward, we did a quick drive…

Midweek wandering: Beacon Tarn

A little Tuesday jaunt around the Lake District near sunset produced some awesome pictures. (From the phone since it was a bit spontaneous). Summer here is beautiful! I’m so excited for months of long days and good weather!