Great Wall of China Trek: Day 2 – Gubeikou Section

Great Wall of China Trek: Day 2 – Gubeikou Section

After a good nights sleep we all awoke - stiff and in pain from all the steep steps of day 1 - and hobbled down to breakfast. Today we were walking to the start point on the Gubeikou wall and so no need to get the coach, although the coach would be waiting at the end of the walk, so after breakfast we had to pack all our stuff and put it on the coach ready. We also made our...Read More
Great Wall of China Trek: Day 1 – Jinshanling Loop

Great Wall of China Trek: Day 1 – Jinshanling Loop

Hi guys! Well I'm back from China and what a fabulous experience it was. I wanted to write a blog post each day I was there but I didn't have my laptop in China and so I thought I'd write a day by day update now I'm back. Overall, I had an amazing time and met some truly inspirational people, who all had personal challenges to overcome. Fitness wise, it was challenging but surprisingly I didn't find it too bad....Read More
My Great Wall of China Trek is Tomorrow!!!

My Great Wall of China Trek is Tomorrow!!!

Hi Just a quick post tonight! I cannot believe that my Great Wall of China trek for the Scoliosis Campaign Fund is tomorrow. I'm so nervous it's unbelievable. I have been packing and stressing tonight and I'm worried that I have forgotten to pack something. I'm also worried about what's to come and because I'm going by myself. Eeek! It's totally outside of my comfort zone. It's also quite exciting though and I'm looking forward to seeing China and pushing...Read More
Great Wall of China Trek – 2 weeks to go!

Great Wall of China Trek – 2 weeks to go!

Hi everyone :) I can't believe my trek on the Great Wall of China for the Scoliosis Campaign Fund is less than 2 weeks away... where is this year going?! If you'd like to sponsor me and help me to raise money for those affected by scoliosis, you can do so here. :) In back related news, I had an MRI scan last week to try and find the cause of my leg numbness. I'm quite worried about this because at the...Read More