Explorers from Southend Estuary took a physical and cultural week in Europe this summer.

Mariners thrill seekers spent a very physically and culturally exhausting week in Romania after passing the time in Hungary in the Roman baths, having travelled overnight from Budapest.

This years summer trip took on some wonderful activities, such as white water rafting, dry canyoning, paragliding, horse riding and mountain biking. In the middle of their week away, they stayed in a beautiful mountain chalet during an overnight hike, surrounded by incredible scenery.