Follow my journey around the UK, while I figure out this backpacking marlarkey!
Life has changed a lot in the last couple of years, and I’ve realised that we can’t wait for our dreams to come to us. So, I am setting out on a journey to walk the coastline of mainland UK! Follow along as I experience the highs and lows of backpacking, and hopefully make some friends along the way.
Well, that didn’t go according to plan. I started hiking the Suffolk Coast Path last week. I made it six whole miles. By then, my body hurt all over from carrying the pack, walking three miles on a shingle beach, and I’d run out of water. Not a great start. But it gets worse. IContinue reading “Heat exhaustion…”
As I’m getting ready to start the first leg of my backpacking journey, I have been watching a lot of YouTube videos on what to pack, how to pack, and ways to shave off weight from the load. There’s so much information out there, and it will be different for everyone, but that being said,Continue reading “What’s in my pack?(part 1)”
Greetings hikers, backpackers and nomadic souls! Welcome to Hiking O’Hara, my name is Jen and I am a soon-to-be long distance backpacker. I have wanted to backpack since I was 18 (20 long years ago!) but somehow never got around to it. So, now at the grand young age of 38, I’m about to start.Continue reading “Welcome”
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