Posts Tagged ice

The Cairngorms at ground level

Loch an eilienBefore heading for the heights of Britain’s biggest mountain range, Run with the Yak’s Martin Forster takes a look around some of the lower lying winter attractions around Aviemore in the Scottish Highlands.

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Mountaneering in the Cairngorms

Climbing in the Cairngorms“I came to the Cairngorms in the Scottish Highlands thinking that a jaunt up the Lake District was going up a mountain. What was I thinking?” Martin Forster gets more than he bargained for in the Scottish Highlands.

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Haerbin’s Ice Sculpture Festival

“Sipping a beer beneath a giant red Lenin flag, flanked by an equally large poster of Jimi Hendrix and watching a six foot, topless Chinese transsexual doing stand-up comedy, it’s hard to escape the notion that Haerbin is an unusual place.”

Run with the Yak’s Fiona Wylie heads to Northern China to check out Haerbin’s famous Ice Festival.

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