“Natural navigation is the rare art of finding your way using nature”

Tristan Gooley | Author of “The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues & Signs”

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Sun Dogs and Leaping Lambs

I'm just back from an evening stroll in the Peak District, catching the last of the sun. On my walk I met some leaping lambs and also some slightly rarer creatures: a pair of sun dogs. Have a look at the bright, rainbow-coloured patches either…

National Coastwatch Institution

I recently spent an enjoyable and informative couple of hours with the team at the St. Alban's Head Lookout Station in Dorset, part of the National Coastwatch Institution (NCI). The NCI is a voluntary organisation that aids in the preservation of life at sea. The…

Prevailing Winds, Caribbean-Style

One of the few golden rules in natural navigation is this: make sure you get to know the winds in the area you are travelling. As this photo of a tree in Barbuda shows, once you know which way the winds have been been blowing,…