Partly on foot with a donkey, John retraces the route taken by an 1868 British expedition to the Abyssinian highlands, meeting spirited people in extremely challenging lands.
Olie and a friend took on the immense challenge to travel the length of the Amazon, a self-supported 4,000-mile journey from its source in the Peruvian Andes to the Atlantic.
Duncan has travelled over 50,000 miles on back roads around Iberia and will encourage visitors to get off the beaten track to experience unique insights.
A celebration in words, pictures and music of the great American Road trip, including the deserts and mountains of the American and Canadian west and the Appalachians
Members’ only evening with quiz and buffet. Then a number of our members will talk about their latest travelling experiences from their journeys all over the world
Leon travelled on foot from Jerusalem to Mount Sinai,following ancient trading routes and modern-day hiking paths, to search for another side to a misunderstood region.
We all remember that magical first trip abroad. Over sixty years on, Paul celebrates his first journey by cycling across France to Freiburg, then along the Danube to Vienna.
Be delighted, challenged and surprised by 21st century Mongolia. The rewards for those who make the effort to get to Mongolia are, like its land, immense.
Patrick travels from small to ever tinier islands around Britain in search of the essence of island life. Do small islands have big lessons for us on the mainland?
The Weatherburns lived in Saudi Arabia from the Gulf War to the Arab Spring and travelled the country experiencing desert, volcanoes, pilgrimage routes and coral reefs.
Join passionate Japan travel ‘nut’ and avid explorer Jon, as he takes you through the rich variety of ancient walking trails spanning the Land of the Rising Sun.
Join award-winning photographer Andy on his experiences photographing bears on foot: an evening of unique images and close-up encounters with grizzlies and polar bears.
Chris and family explore the Tusheti region of Georgia on horseback, learning about the Tush, their way of life and discovering ancient settlements and villages on the way.
After our AGM, Janet takes us on a journey across eastern Europe from Romania via East Slovakia and Riga to Tallinn, the best preserved medieval city in Northern Europe.
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.