Travel C.V. Layhe

About me: I am retired and living my dream, with my husband, of traveling as much of the world as we can. I love hillwalking, especially in Scotland, and have walked in these hills since I was eighteen.
Location: Berwickshire,Scotland
Occupation: Education consultant
Member since: 6th July 2009
Last trip: Iceland
Next trip: Argentina north down to Patagonia
Destinations visited: 35
Experiences: 0
Galleries: 7
Videos: 0
Posts: 24

The world according to Layhe

Mountain/Desert/Ocean/Jungle... which one are you?
Mountain

What was your first great travel experience?
Fying out to Sri Lanka at the age of eight on my own for the summer holidays.

What has been your favourite journey?
I was born in Sri Lanka so it has to be the first time I fly from Edinburgh to Colombo on my own at the age of eight.

What are your Top 5 places worldwide?
Himalaya mountains, Torres los Paine, Sri Lanka, Angel Falls (Venezuela) Scotland

Recommend a special place to stay
Bed and Breakfast, Kinlochhourn, Scotland

Which three items do you always pack?
Paracetamol, back support, backpack

Which passport stamp are you proudest of?
Nepal

Which passport stamp would you most like to have?
Mongolia

Where or what is your guilty travel pleasure?
Taking my own tea bags.

Window or aisle?
Window

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    Hi I am looking for suggestions as to what to do in and around Quito for a week. I cannot make my mind up whether to go on the train trip which sounds exciting or to spend day trips going to the nati...
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