9 tips for hiking in the desert

9 tips for hiking in the desert

Hiking in the desert is my absolute favourite. I love the changing terrain, the heat and that sense that life is so precious in such a harsh environment. Based on weeks spent in this environment, here are my 5 tips for hiking in the desert. #1 Get the clothing right I...
Guide to hiking the Jordan Trail

Guide to hiking the Jordan Trail

I recently returned from hiking the Jordan Trail from Dana to Wadi Rum (the south section). This was the most complicated part of the section so I hope this Jordan Trail guide will help answer some of the questions that I had before the hike. I wrote a summary of my...
A summary of hiking the Jordan Trail

A summary of hiking the Jordan Trail

Like with any expedition, I returned home from Jordan to a shower of questions, the most common one being ‘how was it?’. It’s an impossible question to answer! Expeditions are always so full and so varied. There are good parts, bad parts. Things that...
Day 11 on the Tiso Hike Jordan Expedition

Day 11 on the Tiso Hike Jordan Expedition

Catch up on my previous daily instalments: Travel day, Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4/5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8, Day 9 and Day 10. About an hour in to sleeping I really needed to pee. We were perched up high which meant I had to scramble down to find a pee spot, so...
Day 10 on the Tiso Hike Jordan Expedition

Day 10 on the Tiso Hike Jordan Expedition

Catch up on my previous daily instalments: Travel day, Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4/5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8 and Day 9. We forgot to close the door of our Bedouin tent so I was woken in the night by a huge rush of sand hitting me in the face as the wind picked up outside....
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