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Re: Hiking Sani Pass, Lesotho, on a Budget

DrFumblefinger ·
That sure looks like an amazing (and very difficult) hike, Travel with Lamb! I wished I'd been using trekking poles starting with my teens. They take tremendous strain off your knees, especially when carrying a heavy load like you were. My knees sadly show the effect of decades of hiking and backpacking. Given how far this is from home and such, I know I'll never do this hike, but you've taken me there so I thank you for that!
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Scandinavia strikes disrupt SAS, Norwegian

PHeymont ·
Air service in Scandinavian countries has seen days of disruption by strikes over labor rights, and it may get worse tomorrow (Wed. March 4).   SAS cabin crew have forced cancellation of some flights in a dispute over assignments to a domestic...
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Can SAS's 3-drink cap stop drunk-flying?

PHeymont ·
After 3 stiff drinks, SAS wants you to stick to the soft stuff...        Photo: Xianxing / Wikimedia   SAS, the big Scandinavian carrier, is trying a 3-drink limit for alcoholic beverages on its flights in an attempt to curb...
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Not-so-good day for flying airplanes...

PHeymont ·
Leaving aside the big stuff—like the Southwest Airlines computer glitch that grounded or delayed hundreds of flights over the weekend—it's been a tough couple of days for flying.   Monday, on an Alaska Airlines 737, a credit-card...
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Hiking Sani Pass, Lesotho, on a Budget

Travel With Lamb ·
I wouldn’t go as far as claiming to be an avid hiker, but I’m not a novice in terms of physical activity. I believe in travelling on the road less travelled, well the road up Sani Passis is well-travelled, just by 4x4’s. My boyfriend...
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SAS pilots on verge of major strike

PHeymont ·
SAS pilots in Norway and Sweden are on the verge of a strike that could severely impact flights in Scandinavia.
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Ryanair hates bailouts (it didn't get one)

PHeymont ·
Ryanair, which has not received formal government support, is suing several EU governments claiming bailouts for their airlines are illegal.
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