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A Circular Journey

The best microadventures include all the ingredients of great epics (voyaging into the unknown, hardship and surprises). And yet they are compressed down to work with whatever timeframe, kit, fitness and wilderness you happen to have nearby.

Here then is a tiny epic, flung together hastily in the station cafe before the train arrived to take me home.

Because life is busy, but adventure is important.

I travelled to the Isle of Wight with Red Funnel ferries. It’s a cheap, fast, regular service.

Isle of Wight ferry

rest

Ice cream

ocean

The Needles

flowers

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  1. Gorgeous photos!

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  2. Great photo’s! The video is fun to watch.

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  3. My neck of the woods! My girlfriend and I did the same a few years back, on foot. Loved it so much we moved here 🙂

    Great little narrative, great photos.

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  4. Love the shot from the ferry, absolute classic!

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  5. Jo Beslee Posted

    Hi Al – well, Gill and I crashed out if our micro adventure in case it poured with rain! So here we are in a little retreat in Canterbury. We’ve tucked into a vegetarian supper but smuggled in our own grape juice! We will make a proper adventure ……next time. Well done you it sounds such fun. Jo and Gill

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  6. Great little adventure Al. I felt transported away for a minute or two…makes me want to get on my bicycle again! Thanks for sharing with us, Craig

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  7. Jan Burke Posted

    One of my favourite quotes at the end………………

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