The Walking Blog

Bush tucker: Zamia (macrozamia riedlei)

Bush tucker: Zamia (macrozamia riedlei)

The Zamia plant are as common as a politician on polling day, but decidedly more useful. If you have ever been walking through the south west of Western Australia, you would have definitely seen one of these guys. Right next to the…

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How to train for a walking holiday

Fitness for walking holiday

Any holiday you take will be better if you’re prepared.  Sipping cocktails on the beach in Hawaii?  You want to buy a good book, a new swimsuit and plenty of sunscreen.  Staying in downtown Kathmandu?  Invest in a guidebook, and learn a few…

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Hikerswool – all natural blister prevention! Your chance to win.

Hikerswool - all natural blister prevention! Your chance to win.

This month we caught up with Sandra – owner of Hikerswool.  We were introduced to Hikerswool and Sandra last year by the ‘Toowoomba Trekers’ who did the Cape to Cape with us.  The ‘TT’s’ raved about Hikerswool and how great it was at preventing blisters.  We’ve…

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Recipe of the Month: Mmm Easy Mango Fruit Cake

Recipe of the Month: Mmm Easy Mango Fruit Cake

What makes the perfect morning tea cake when you’re hiking or bushwalking?  For me, it’s one that’s packed full of deliciousness and energy but that’s not too sweet and not full of butter like so many cakes are.  After all, you don’t want…

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