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WYE

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Here we explore the majestic River Wye by hiking 1,000 miles of its amazing 4,000 square kilometer catchment area. As an adventure and a visual guide to the river via reports, photo, video and audio we're excited to reveal the Wye in all its splendour bringing to life, not just a 1,000 mile journey amid its waters, but an area that has inspired vast swathes of people for countless years. Igniting and nurturing a miriad of adventures the Wye serves as a catalyst to breathe in and live life.

The Romans called it the Vaga or the Wanderer but we now call it the Wye. Rising in the Cambrian Mountains high up in the gullies of the Pumlumon massif (752 m 2,467 ft) in mid Wales it's born out of wild country...

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that's a favourite with the more discerning hikers, wild campers, day packers, naturalists and even raleigh car enthusiasts. Once a highly regarded salmon river they now spawn tenuously. However, with the assistance of many enthusiastic people the natural rhythms of this magnificent river and outdoor favourite are being stimulated once again inspiring artists, musicians, poets and ordinary folk alike as it has done throughout time. Join us then as we live a life of adventure amid the Wye discovering as we do its water and the land it flows through.

Capturing the amazing Wye on the ground, from within its waters, woodlands, valleys, towns and mountains. Wherever I am I aim to inspire others to experience it for themselves. Mark Jickells

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