- Year of past OR future Camino
C. PdC 2018 Finisterre Muxía 2018
C.Franconia 2019 C.Algeciras Sevillia 2019
Swabian C. (2020)
Your pizza looks scrumptious!!!I walked from a town named Kilcock , back along the Royal Canal towards Dublin. Quite short, just short of 6km. I was trying out my nordic poles, and my knee. The poles are coming back to the shop with me, as they do not hold their length. Perhaps they can advise, or exchange for twist instead of clip locks. I need to repeat this walk many times. It is very easy to do. Walk 15 minutes to train, half an hour on train, walk back for just over an hour, and catch another train back to town. And I saw no sign of the beast whose photo I posted on another thread, but I did see this sign: remember it is just alongside a canal. Then, home, oven on, quickly put together a pizza. Ah!!!
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when I made it, it tasted that way too. I have to eat the rest of it later, cold! And the guy in the shop sorted the screw on the poles. He is leaving in 3 weeks time. No new job, just needs space, I think. I didn't promote any camino, but I did recommend a river walk, the one I did last summer. He has a tent and could do it very cheaply that way...he was very touched when I said I would put him in my prayer list, so that he can find what is good for him on the road ahead. That is life: we meet people, fleetingly, and never know the distance a smile or a little word will help them to travel...Your pizza looks scrumptious!!!
photo number four is just so evocative...After 3 weeks endless rain, stormy weather and some very wet snow I took the chance and hiked through the Deister Hills again, near my home-town. 7k in 2h with loaded backpack (5kg).
Here are some views:
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Belvedere Tower, Platform ~17.5m
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steep, dark woods ;-)
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sold Lumber, marked and left to dry
now im drooling.... yummy yummy pizza.I walked from a town named Kilcock , back along the Royal Canal towards Dublin. Quite short, just short of 6km. I was trying out my nordic poles, and my knee. The poles are coming back to the shop with me, as they do not hold their length. Perhaps they can advise, or exchange for twist instead of clip locks. I need to repeat this walk many times. It is very easy to do. Walk 15 minutes to train, half an hour on train, walk back for just over an hour, and catch another train back to town. And I saw no sign of the beast whose photo I posted on another thread, but I did see this sign: remember it is just alongside a canal. Then, home, oven on, quickly put together a pizza. Ah!!!
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Autumn Morning Walk
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It’s not even early - well past six
But darkness still blankets this part of the earth
Hidden crickets trill
Moths are lured by streetlights;
Their shadows flutter on the ground
Joining my own
Which stretches and shrinks
Every few steps
It occurs to me
The cicadas are silent
Their summer song has vanished
As dawn breaks
Sparrows stir in branches
A light breeze rustles crisp leaves
A V of ducks squawks far overhead
Cyclists appear, and runners too
The quiet roads start humming and honking
I’m glad to be walking
Oh, Sabine, I salute you for your determination! I am glad those stairs are too far away from me so i can’t feel guilty about not climbing them!No pictures today when walking the steep stairs of the Montagne de Bueren in Liège. Concentrating on my breath .
The yellow flowers are out...which must mean spring is actually here, or at least around the corner. Though your amazing pic belies that, @alansykes .City walk in Breda and around home
Spring looks further on with you than here..
Well again and , not exactly today as I was pretty tired after this walk ...
Another "Loop" this time
Just 4 out of the 15 to go!
Mind you, we did start these Loops a "few" years ago!
I will put a print of the loops at the end in case anyone from,or visiting London is interested.
This walk was started under the roar of jet engines at Heathrow...but finished along the tranquil Grand Union Canal
As usual got the tube ...this time to the stop before Heathrow......then straight away into the fields and forests...well marked as before
Not long before we were walking by the Grand Union canal......this is 137 miles long and goes from London to Birmingham .....that's an idea maybe for another day!!
It's a beautiful canal with moving and stationary longboats where people live and travel the canals
Came off at one point to get a coffee ...there are also lovely places to eat for walkers and boat day trippers and holidaymakers who enjoy river holidays
As usual we got a bit lost..well actually missed a marker and after a our 20 minutes had to retrace our steps for the turnoff to an adjoining canal and some more lakes that were once gravel pits, and filled with ducks and swans.
The walk...including the retracing of steps was about 22km and took 6hours, including stops. Got the tube home from the end of this Loop and the beginning of the next one!!
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Hi Leibniz,One of the sections of the LOOP goes past my house! Do give me a little wave if you ever do the Enfield one.
Looks beautiful. Donegal is on my list of must visit places as my Ancestors are from there.Well it wasn't exactly today!
Last weekend really
Travelled to Donegal ..north west Ireland to visit a friend
Weather windy and cold but that didn't stop us haring off with the dog along part of The Wild Atlantic Way....and then through the mountains and bogs of the area ....also some beautiful beaches in which Donegal is famous for
Had Coffee. in Killybegs...a fishing village I visited as a child with my parents
Visited some round tower churches ...only one pub though!!!
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To make Ireland green, of course.what is the purpose of moss?
have sent it to myself as email, to read soon... thanksTo make Ireland green, of course.
And to eat rocks.
Here is a lovely thing to listen to or read....
Hi Davey,I have two main training routes here in Brighton England. The coastal path and the South downs.
Here is part of the coastal route:
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When I was walking there last I came across this
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It is NOT on a camino, so I have no idea.
However, same day some young lad passed me on a bike and shouted 'Buen Camino'! He was Spanish. It freaked me out until I remembered I still have my shell on my pack!
Gave me goosepimples at the time!
Am I looking at the 7 sisters in the distance?
We're heading there on Monday for 3 nights ...so Sisters, here we come!
We loved the South Downs way from Winchester to Eastbourne a few years ago.