As we have moved back into another Covid 19 lockdown, you have 2 options.
A) You moan and give out about it
B) You make the best of it
Being the positive minded people we are, we opted for option B. So with a level 5 restriction in place, we are confined to a 5km radius around our house to exercise. This doesn't come easy if you love the great outdoors, but then again we are very lucky that we are currently healthy and secondly that we live in a rural area in the North West of Ireland.
Off course, one of us is still travelling into work every day as it is deemed an essential service , the other half is staying at home. Again, we are delighted to still have a job, especially when so many people have been layed off during the covid pandemic.
So with the new restrictions, we have decided to focus on the positive, and as we love the great outdoors, we have decided to do every day a micro adventure within the 5km limit.
Every day, we will post about our adventures, and you will be surprised how varied they will be.
This winter, we are going to follow the concepts of Friluftsliv.... or the Norwegian way of outdoor living. We will be going on hikes, we will be eating outdoors, we will be sitting around an outdoor fire pit, we will be going for cycles, and here and there we will throw in a small suprise as well...
And the amazing thing is that by smart planning, we have managed to select a cycle route of 40km which stays entirely within the 5km radius.
We have already started preparing our vegetable garden and orchard for next years season. The whole purpose is our commitment to live our lives in the great outdoors and to celebrate time outdoors, no matter what the weather forecast brings us.
There is not such a thing as bad weather, just bad clothes.