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Posts Tagged: "adventure"

Ice Rescue With The Canadian Rangers

I've recently joined the Canadian Rangers, which is a reserve military presence in various isolated and remote communities throughout Canada. We're primarily involved in such things as remote military training exercises (wilderness survival and first aid), search and rescue, and volunteer...

Milos Greece

A week after our grand adventure up Loch Tay, it was time for some relaxing swimming in warm water. A Four of us ventured out to Greece to swim on a SwimTrek trip on the island of Milos. The island is located in the Aegean Sea between Athens and Crete. After making it through the delights of a...

Haste ye back - A week aboard the Lady of Avenel in the Outer Hebrides

Following months of anticipation I finally set off on the SwimTrek Outer Hebrides trip this August, having made an impulsive decision to book some 8 months earlier. I was full of both excitement and trepidation: excitement at the prospect of spending a week doing my favourite activity in my...

On Being a Guest: Swimming (not guiding!) in the Sea of Cortez

Throughout my seasons of guiding, many guests have looked enviously at my job. They are on holiday from their own jobs and imagine that being a guide must be like being on holiday, too. Not quite, though admittedly there are some fantastic perks to being a guide. Having just finished a season of...

Jump in and join the journey, the SwimTrek offer is expanding into new waters!

We have always known that SwimTrekkers love an adventure andwhether it is a crossingbetween remote islands orswimming into isolatedbays, this has always been our focus whenchoosing a destination. In time for2014 we're excited to offer a bigger range of destinations than ever before,but not...