Island highs (3) – Rab

As some of you already know, I’m currently walking, cycling and ferry-hopping my way around some of Croatia’s 1,185 or so islands, while working on a new hiking guidebook for Cicerone – so here’s the third of several posts on some highlights from the roof of the Croatian Adriatic… Hiking above the rocky northeast coast …

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New books

Just received advance copies of my two most recent books: St Oswald’s Way and St Cuthbert’s Way, published by Cicerone Press Istria. The Bradt Travel Guide, published by Bradt (co-author with Thammy Evans) Both published February 2013

Northumberland Coast (2)

I’m expecting to receive the proofs from my Northumberland book (St Oswald’s Way & St Cuthbert’s Way) from Cicerone within the next few days, so here are a couple of shots taken on or near Holy Island (Lindisfarne) that I haven’t posted before. Northumberland Coast Path, just north of the causeway to Holy Island Walking …

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St Oswald’s Way, Northumberland

A few shots from my most recent visit to Northumberland (last week), walking/re-walking some sections of St Oswald’s Way for my new Cicerone guide, due out later this year. Morning light on Warkworth Castle (built from the 12th to the 15th century), Warkworth, St Oswald’s Way / Northumberland Coast Path, Northumberland Victorian postbox in the …

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Alive, alive oh (PAW 9/52)

Week 9 of the PAW (photo-a-week) challenge on Another one from my recent trip to Northumberland. This is taken in Berwick-Upon-Tweed, just around the corner from the famous ‘Old Bridge’ (built in 1611). The landmark ‘Berwick Cockle Shop’, which opened in this location in 1886, closed its doors in 2010. The ‘cockles’ sold here, …

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