Day 3 On Mount Elbrus

Wednesday 3rd July 2019 ‘Life is short. Go to the mountains and never look back’ Today was an exact repeat of yesterday apart from us leaving later as we were in no hurry to get to Assault Camp 2. You have to appreciate Assualt Camp 2 sits up the mountain and is literally built on…

Day 2 On Mount Elbrus

Tuesday 2nd July 2019 ‘Life begins at the end of your comfort zone’, Neale Donald Walsch After another pretty sleepless night we were out of bed at 7.15 for an 8am breakfast before leaving Basecamp 1. Today we were hiking up to Assault Camp 2 to drop off half of our equipment before coming all…

Day 1 On Mount Elbrus

Monday 1st July 2019 ‘As soon as I saw you, I knew an adventure was about to happen’, AA Milne After a restless night I woke up this morning early and anxious! As Edmund Hillary once said “Its not the mountain we conquer but ourselves” and today I must begin to face my fears. A…

Mineralyne Vody

Sunday 30th June 2019 ‘The best education I have ever received is through travel”, Lisa Ling View across Moscow from hotel window We headed to the airport at 10.15am, to catch a 2pm flight to Mineralyne Vody, leaving the city of Moscow behind with its blue skies. There is only one road in and out…