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16th Mar 2012 2:04pm | By Lara Dunn
Still, for interesting walks, it’s hard to beat ambling along the River Wye with a llama in tow. There’s a herd of them here, and even a few camels, that you can take out for a day’s stroll. They’ll keep you company and even carry your bag for you.
Moira and Alastair Fraser, who run Severn Wye Llama trekking, explain: “After 5000 years as a beast of burden in the Andes, the llama is your ideal walking companion. They provide quiet, stable, environmentally friendly companionship during your walking day.”
Far from their bad-tempered reputation, the animals are actually very cute and quite patient. Apparently they only spit when you really upset them. Bit like people, really.
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