• Uphill hikes and downward dogs in the Black Mountains of Wales

    12 days ago - By The Guardian

    A women's yoga and fell walking break in the Welsh borders leaves our writer with aching muscles but a heart full of joy Bruce Chatwin was 15 when he first cycled through the Vale of Ewyas, a place he would later refer to as “one of the emotional centres of his life”. Wordsworth and Turner also loved this rough knuckle of mountains abutting the England-Wales border. I was 20 when I first visited, and was so smitten by the swooping hills that I leapt out of the car and ran barefoot up Hay Bluff, seized by a reckless delirium. Two decades later I'm on a new yoga and fell walking weekend...
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