Monthly Archives: January 2017

Caving in the Philippines – #2 Lobo Cave 12 January 2017

Joni has put up a number of FB posts highlighting the trips we did and titled them “Veteran Caver from Australia”, I thought he was talking about Jim, being that Jim’s had quite a bit of experience.  But no, wasn’t … Continue reading

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Caving in the Philippines – # 1 getting there

Sydney > Manila > Tacloban (Leyte Island) > Catbalogan (Samar Island) – 10 & 11 January 2017 When MSS President, Jim C, asked if anyone wanted to go caving with him in the Philippines, it was too good an opportunity … Continue reading

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Superfood substitute for nut bars

I am so over nut bars when I’m out on a trip.  Yes, they’re easy, but the only ones that I like are full of sugar and don’t deliver much bang for your buck.  Jenny H visited me a while ago and brought … Continue reading

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A hidden gem

Newnes Plateau – 1st January 2017 Ever since I’d read Rod’s trip report in the MSS magazine about a canyon on the Newnes plateau, I’d wanted to do it.  So I paired it with Death Trap (also on my wish … Continue reading

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