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A Hint Of Chili With That Jam

  A change of subject matter for the River Valley Blog this week. Many of you will be aware that we grow a great deal of the produce that we cook and serve to guests in our own organic vegetable gardens. This allows our chefs to create some real tasty dishes. This week Miranda is [...]

By | 2018-04-23T21:48:38+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Blog, Environment & Food|0 Comments

We’re A Mixed Lot

I would imagine the common public perception of people working at an Adventure Lodge is one of mostly young people, fit, tanned, cycling to work each morning on their mountain bikes, off kayaking at every opportunity, with everyday conversation filled with "in" terms. In fact a bunch of lentil eating, craft beer drinking, dreadlocked adventure [...]

By | 2018-04-30T01:37:51+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Adventure Travel, Blog, Lodge, Rafting|0 Comments

That’s Just Nuts

Should it be called a savannah system? Or what about a silvopastoral system? Of course let's not leave out an agroforestry system. All these terms are used to describe ecosystems that incorporate trees with grassland. Savannahs generally have only a few scattered trees and are mostly found in areas with relatively low rainfall and distinct [...]

By | 2018-04-10T02:37:21+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Blog, Environment & Food|0 Comments

Different Boats for Different Folks

What shall it be today? A 4.6m 8 person Incept self bailing raft? A 3.8m 6 person Incept self bailing raft? Maybe an Inflatable kayak? Or what about a hand crafted wooden river dory? River Valley Trip leaders make these decisions each day, which of a range of different boats is the most suitable on [...]

By | 2018-05-10T22:23:54+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Blog, Rafting, River Valley Adventure|0 Comments