North America - A reverse culture shock. After six and a half years travelling by motorcycle around the world, Sam and Birgit headed north into Mexico. Bandits and gun toting policemen? Not what was scaring Sam…
An evening to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of David Livingstone.
A Journey of love and loss in the Himalayas.
Join us for our annual social evening – a photo quiz on the Cities of Spain, food and Chris Beynon's journey to Morocco.
The story of this major but largely forgotten conflict, plus the life and achievements of Florence Nightingale both during that war and afterwards.
Boots, beards and balaclavas – 27 days crossing the Arctic Ocean on foot.
Singing with the sea canaries: belugas, bears and other adventures in Canada's Hudson Bay.
A 3000 mile walking expedition, trekking the length of China from Mongolia to Hong Kong.
In an exciting sequel to his “Axis of Evil” trip, John heads east from the Caucasus and after extraordinary adventures reaches the source of the Oxus in Afghanistan's legendary Wakhan Corridor.
We follow the young lords across Europe in the 18th century – considering travel, sights, tutors, tour guides, purchases, swindlers and the magnificent portraits of Milord abroad!
This tiny country of Central America has an amazing natural diversity. We can enjoy exotic birds, lush vegetation, strange mammals, insects and beautiful dancing butterflies.
Harry and Jean's visit covered the former Burma's ancient and colonial past, modern temples and hill tribe villages – a country opening up to tourism and possibly democracy.
In a change to the originally scheduled talk, Peter will now tell us about his cycling trip from Cusco in Peru, by train to Lake Titicaca and then cycling across the Altiplano to La Paz in Bolivia.
A trip to Greenland in 1975 with Mike Banks, former speaker to the club and President, who died recently.
These are the main items of the programme, but they may be subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control. Other events will be announced at the meetings and in our newsletters.
Members' evenings are given during the season, for members by members, either in their own homes or in the small hall at Onslow Village Hall. Full details and bookings will be available at regular Club meetings.
We would like to be able to offer a wide programme of Members Evenings this season, so if you have digital photographs or slides and have some interesting travels to share, please let us know!