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The Backpacker Chronicles – Week 9 – Volcanoes and Overcoming Fear

Well hello there! I´m so excited to share with you the ninth week of my adventures in healthy backpacking, so let´s just jump on in! What I've been up to I finished up my week in the north of Nicaragua with a visit around the islands in Lake Nicaragua, before heading south-ish to Ometepe, a… Continue reading The Backpacker Chronicles – Week 9 – Volcanoes and Overcoming Fear

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The Backpacker Chronicles Week 8: Spontaneous Adventures in Nicaragua

Well well well, how are we in Week 8 of my trip already? It feels like it’s flying by! What I’ve been up to On Sunday I arrived in Nicaragua after a 20 hour bus journey and was surprisingly raring to go. There's nothing like arriving in a brand new country to get you excited!… Continue reading The Backpacker Chronicles Week 8: Spontaneous Adventures in Nicaragua

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The Backpacker Chronices – Week 5

What I've been up to  As you may have read last week, I was legit sick with a parasitic infection, which was rough to say the least. After moping around for about a week, feeling sorry for myself and waiting for the sickness to pass on its own, I finally called it, and went to… Continue reading The Backpacker Chronices – Week 5

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The Backpacker Chronicles – Week 3

Hey team! Thanks so much for all the love on my last post. I'll definitely share some of my top tips for Bacalar, as well as a sunburn update. Anyhow let's jump on into my third week of backpacking round Central America. I started off the week I'm San Ignacio, a lovely Belizian border town… Continue reading The Backpacker Chronicles – Week 3

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Mindfulness: On rest days

I'm coming to really appreciate the importance of rest days. During my last training cycle, I had so many days when I was overtrained, undernourished and most importantly, absolutely knackered. It caused me some real problems both professionally and personally- a unique combination of grouchiness and inefficiency that only prolonged endurance training can bring. In… Continue reading Mindfulness: On rest days