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Where did you walk ( locally ) in 2020?

Icacos

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Camino Frances (2013)
A tremendous need recently to get out in nature ...

Yesterday's walk was beside a local creek swollen with run off from recent rains, and a deafening roar. Moss covered trees and a gigantic maple leaf.
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Today's 'urban hike' was a good workout, but only that, no pictures. There are signs in the trails reminding people to do their bit to curtail the spread of Covid and prevent the closure of local trails. I think many of our provincial parks are still closed.
 

Isca-camigo

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Camino(s) past & future
Various ones.
A little walk along the English South West Coast Path from Exmouth, I'm starting my prep for the C de Invierno next March, a beautiful day where I have actually seen the coast for the first time since last year, despite only living 10 miles from the Sea. For people who have not seen this path before it is not usually hard surfaces like here it is usually natural single file tracks.
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peregrina2000

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Back from another ride through corn and soy. Fields are changing from green to yellow to brown. I finally went through a small town where there were actually people (old ladies like me) sitting outside having lunch. I had a 40 minute wait at a RR crossing while the tie-replacing machine went through, but it was a beautiful day so no problem! By my calculations I got within two miles of my age— maybe next week.
 

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Kanga

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Francés x 5, Le Puy x 2, Arles, Tours, Norte, Madrid, Via de la Plata, Portuguese, Primitivo
Back from another ride through corn and soy. Fields are changing from green to yellow to brown. I finally went through a small town where there were actually people (old ladies like me) sitting outside having lunch. I had a 40 minute wait at a RR crossing while the tie-replacing machine went through, but it was a beautiful day so no problem! By my calculations I got within two miles of my age— maybe next week.

Beautiful house Laurie, what a charmer. Is it well known?
 

peregrina2000

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Beautiful house Laurie, what a charmer. Is it well known?

You know, that is one of the frequent surprises of these bike rides. I just mosey around through small towns and find all these “painted ladies,” (Victorians from late 1800s early 1900s) some of which are well maintained like this one, and some of which are just left to fall down. I am not sure who lives in them, but have been planning to stop to chat with an owner if I ever see someone out and about. The only owner I saw yesterday at 9:30 on a Sunday morning in this town was someone whose friends had TP-ed a big tree outside her mobile home and she was out there swinging furiously with a broom to bring it down.

Are you recording your trips with the Wikiloc app? How's it going? If you need help start another thread (Step 2).

I have not started that yet, mainly because I need the phone battery to get me from point A to point B and home (just using google maps). These trips take me about 8-9 hours total including rests and stops, and yesterday I got home with just a smidgen of power to spare. No recorded trails to follow, so I figure that I shouldn’t add the battery usage that would come with recording my own trail, though I have thought that would be fun to do. I am making slow progress on wikiloc, though, having agreed that that is the app for me to go with.
 

Lexicos

Jim
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances
2017
Camino Portuguese 2019
62 km 9.45 hrs. Tired.
 

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Lexicos

Jim
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Camino Frances
2017
Camino Portuguese 2019
Some lovely sections of the bay.
 

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Lexicos

Jim
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Camino Frances
2017
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And about ten km of this unfortunately. We throw away everything and anything. I too am guilty. I feel ashamed.
 

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Camino Frances 2005,2008,2010,2015.camino Portuguese 2007 .primativo2012.camino Norte 2009.sjpdp to finisterre and muxia 2007. Le Puy to jpdp 2006. Via francigena vercelli to Lucca 2014. Lucca to Rome 2016.
And about ten km of this unfortunately. We throw away everything and anything. I too am guilty. I feel ashamed.
Gosh!
Is this fly tipping?
Who picks this up or is it just left there ....looks like a residential street
Do we really need so much"stuff"?
 
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances 2005,2008,2010,2015.camino Portuguese 2007 .primativo2012.camino Norte 2009.sjpdp to finisterre and muxia 2007. Le Puy to jpdp 2006. Via francigena vercelli to Lucca 2014. Lucca to Rome 2016.
Hail, rain or snow ..people in the Lake District walk!

This was our day although it was not raining when we started and we had intended to walk up the Grisdale valley and onto Helvellyn via the ridge
Misty at first and then the rain came down as we got to within spitting distance of Grisdale lake and decided to come back on the other side
The lake is somewhere under the mist!

It rained...it poured...it was torrential
A wonderful walk though!
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Icacos

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Camino Frances (2013)
Hail, rain or snow ..people in the Lake District walk!

This was our day although it was not raining when we started and we had intended to walk up the Grisdale valley and onto Helvellyn via the ridge
Misty at first and then the rain came down as we got to within spitting distance of Grisdale lake and decided to come back on the other side
The lake is somewhere under the mist!

It rained...it poured...it was torrential
A wonderful walk though!
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Love these pictures. One of my goals is to visit the Lake District. I believe the author/illustrator Beatrix Potter is credited with saving a lot of this beautiful countryside from developers. I’ve seen Miss Potter, the movie based on her life, but do you know of good book I can read about it? 😊
 
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Us:Camino Frances, 2015 Me:Catalan/Aragonese, 2019
One of my goals is to visit the Lake District.
On our one trip to the UK we skipped London and landed in Manchester to go to (among other places) the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. We loved it.
Yep, landfill, collected by the Local Council.
To me it looks like it was a day for special pickup of anything. The grill interested me. We picked up one from a neighbor for free that unfortunately did not work too well. Peg ended up wheeling one home in poor condition a quarter mile away on trash day but the owner said it worked. I was able to swap parts to get a completely free grill that works and has three propane tanks.
 
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Hi Icacos,
Yes it is indeed a wonderful and beautiful place
A place of peace and tranquility in the fells and the valleys
There is a museum of Beatrix Potter in Windermere but we've never visited it....those fells were calling us loud and clear!

I haven't read any of BP books but I did check on Amazon and a few do sound interesting..
The Real Beatrix potter by Nadia Cohen
Who was Beatrix Potter by Sarah Fabiny
Beatrix Potter letters by Judy Taylor ....over 400 of them!

Thank heavens she did do so much as a conservationist for the Lakes ......a pioneer really.
She left 14 farms and 4000 acres to the National Trust

Re The Lake District.......there are no actual lakes there apart from one........Bassenthwaite lake!!
All the others such as Windemere, Conisten,Buttermere are all called Mears, Tarns and Waters ...and they are 21 of them I think.

I do so hope that you will get to see this wonderful place sometime soon ...don't forget the boots...and rain gear!
And maybe in spring, when Wordsworths daffodils are in bloom
 

Camino Chrissy

Take one step forward...then keep on walking..
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Frances 2015;
Norte/Primitivo 2016;
Frances 2017;
Le Puy 2018;
Portuguese/FishermanTr. 2019
On our one trip to the UK we skipped London and landed in Manchester to go to (among other places) the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. We loved it.

To me it looks like it was a day for special pickup of anything. The grill interested me. We picked up one from a neighbor for free that unfortunately did not work too well. Peg ended up wheeling one home in poor condition a quarter mile away on trash day but the owner said it worked. I was able to swap parts to get a completely free grill that works and has three propane tanks.
I've been to England twice, didn't skip London, but preferred other areas more...Cotswolds, various abbeys, and the SE coast. The Lakes region has intrigued me and hope I have opportunity to spend time there one day.
Ironically, I skipped Dublin when visiting Ireland a few years ago.
 

Wokabaut_Meri

somewhere along the Way
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Francés 2015
Pilgrims Way 2018
Via Francigena #1 Canterbury-Dover 2018
Been a while since I last logged on... caught up in the TimeSoup of Covid2020 :rolleyes: o_O but still walking, still planning...

First of our recent walks was a neighbourhood green space where the Council has retained the almond trees and the smell of the blossom is just gorgeous...

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then a fortnight ago we celebrated our 46th Wedding Anniversary by backpacking a sumptuous lunch into Mt Hayfield in the Fleurieu Peninsula... a mix of pine and native forest with (feral) deer and (native) kangaroos and a beautiful red bellied black snake who was out and about early...

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I've attached the walk notes (from Push the Bush, Extended Day Walks in the Mount Lofty Ranges by Friends of the Heysen Trail) for any South Aussies who are looking for a training walk... be warned! Forestry SA is often working in the area so check with their website first - it's not called the Bermuda Triangle for nothing!
 

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SabineP

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Walk at naturereserve De Kevie. No rain and even the sun came out. Shall have to resize some pics, they seem too big to upload.
 

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SabineP

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After the naturewalk I had lunch in the oldest town in Belgium named Tongeren.
Had a stroll through the Beguinage.
 

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Walk at naturereserve De Kevie. No rain and even the sun came out. Shall have to resize some pics, they seem too big to upload.
Just for interest: the first photo opened when I clicked download and chose the option to view. This is on my ipad. I generally find that works on MacBook as well. Lovely photos into he bargain!
 

SabineP

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Just for interest: the first photo opened when I clicked download and chose the option to view. This is on my ipad. I generally find that works on MacBook as well. Lovely photos into he bargain!

It sometimes happens when uploading from my phone. Ah well, at least three pics came through... ;)
 
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Camino Chrissy

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Frances 2017;
Le Puy 2018;
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It sometimes happens when uploading from my phone. Ah well, at least three pics came through... ;)
I saw six photos...all lovely. Living in America, to walk in Tongeren would almost seem like being on a camino, as "part" of what I love are the ancient structures and cultural differences.
 

SabineP

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I saw six photos...all lovely. Living in America, to walk in Tongeren would almost seem like being on a camino, as "part" of what I love are the ancient structures and cultural differences.


Always welcome Chris! If and when Covid will let us.

 

Camino Chrissy

Take one step forward...then keep on walking..
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Frances 2017;
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Always welcome Chris! If and when Covid will let us.

Thanks, Sabine...it looks like there is much to see and do!
 

Icacos

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Camino Frances (2013)
Hi Icacos,
Yes it is indeed a wonderful and beautiful place
A place of peace and tranquility in the fells and the valleys
There is a museum of Beatrix Potter in Windermere but we've never visited it....those fells were calling us loud and clear!

I haven't read any of BP books but I did check on Amazon and a few do sound interesting..
The Real Beatrix potter by Nadia Cohen
Who was Beatrix Potter by Sarah Fabiny
Beatrix Potter letters by Judy Taylor ....over 400 of them!

Thank heavens she did do so much as a conservationist for the Lakes ......a pioneer really.
She left 14 farms and 4000 acres to the National Trust

Re The Lake District.......there are no actual lakes there apart from one........Bassenthwaite lake!!
All the others such as Windemere, Conisten,Buttermere are all called Mears, Tarns and Waters ...and they are 21 of them I think.

I do so hope that you will get to see this wonderful place sometime soon ...don't forget the boots...and rain gear!
And maybe in spring, when Wordsworths daffodils are in bloom
Thank you for this, Annette. i hope to visit the Lake District as soon as I’m able. It‘s not far from Nottingham, close by my grandfather’s old stomping grounds, which I need to revisit as I lost all my photos from that trip ☹️ (including pictures of newfound relatives). I also want to have lunch again at Nottingham’s Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem, which claims to be the oldest inn in England.

Oh, and I know about the rain. It was January, 2014; I think the rainiest winter you’d had in years. ☔️☔️☔️
 

SabineP

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Bit fed up sitting inside so from my village to the maintown and back. With a stop at my avatar and local pub. Rolling hills!
Got rain on the way home.
 

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roving_rufus

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So I decided to walk another short leg of my camino route from home in Ireland - and having completed the Cavan Way I have moved onto the connecting Leitrim Way - but I was walking a lane just above fog in the valley at the lake below and above me just a little mist - lovely autumn morning!

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Camino Chrissy

Take one step forward...then keep on walking..
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Frances 2015;
Norte/Primitivo 2016;
Frances 2017;
Le Puy 2018;
Portuguese/FishermanTr. 2019
So I decided to walk another short leg of my camino route from home in Ireland - and having completed the Cavan Way I have moved onto the connecting Leitrim Way - but I was walking a lane just above fog in the valley at the lake below and above me just a little mist - lovely autumn morning!

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Rufus, I love that spider web! So delicate like a beautiful piece of tatting.
I ate many ripe berries that were perfect on my visit to Ireland in September a few years ago.
P. S. Your country is lovely and I had almost no rain.
 
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SabineP

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A short local walk around one of our old artisinal syrup factories. Now a converted low key brasserie where people with learning dissabilities get work experience.
One of the pics is an old pilgrimage chapel. Originally from 13th century but this one is from the 17th. Interior is ghastly baroque so no picture of that.
The walk is named after the common kestrel...typical for this area.
 

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Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances 2005,2008,2010,2015.camino Portuguese 2007 .primativo2012.camino Norte 2009.sjpdp to finisterre and muxia 2007. Le Puy to jpdp 2006. Via francigena vercelli to Lucca 2014. Lucca to Rome 2016.
A 10 minute walk from the house brings us to Fairlop Waters and usually a 5-6 mile walk on the paths and around the lake and back by the high street where there's a stop for a coffee
This week we walked on 2 days before the rain forecast arrived.
Once an area attached to Hainault forest it's been used for agriculture, an airfield during both world wars and a sandpit before being converted into a park and outdoor sailing and canoeing centre...also has a golf course which is lovely to walk on when the golf balls aren't flying!
The park also utilised by the local schools for outdoor activities and the 3 lakes are man made
A few Boulder parks for young and old and climbing areas for energetic children
We are so grateful and lucky to have such a place near to us and never appreciated more than in these Covid times image.jpegimage.jpegimage.jpegimage.jpegimage.jpegimage.jpegimage.jpegimage.jpeg
 
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1999 Burgos-SDC, 2003 Leon-SDC, 2007-2012 Le Puy-SDC, 2014 Burgos-Covarrubias, Camino Ingles 3 times
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances 2005,2008,2010,2015.camino Portuguese 2007 .primativo2012.camino Norte 2009.sjpdp to finisterre and muxia 2007. Le Puy to jpdp 2006. Via francigena vercelli to Lucca 2014. Lucca to Rome 2016.
I wish! Today is truly miserable. Dangerous in France and Italy..with some deaths and many missing as a result of floods...View attachment 84422
Goodness Kirkie,
Just saw your post
How dreadful...we stayed here some years ago when we walked the Mercantour ..a beautiful place and lovely people
I saw today also Briel sur Roya, another place that we know has had some terrible devistarion with the storm, and people missing too
 
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Back to work for a few weeks so my walks these days are early morning - just before and after sunrise. Fresh autumn air, fog and mist from the river, Dew bejeweled spider webs and foliage. A favourite time of year.

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Theatregiel
These are some of the most beautiful photos I've ever seen
Ever think about exhibiting them to the wider public?
 

Theatregal

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So far...
2012 ~ 2019
Camino(s) past & future
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San Salvador (2017) Ingles (2019)
I did walk today. In the rain. Early, to the dentist. Then this and that, and the hairdresser, and then home. Since, I have been busy but in the last half hour while on the phone I have been looking through the window at the cotton wool sky, with a pretend palm tree waving over the fence of the neighbour's garden. Around this time in the day there is a play of silver in the sky: I don't know what kind of birds they are, but they love swooping, and sometimes there is a lone tail-ender, who gets into the dance on the return swoop. As I type, they have moved on. The trees are dancing now, and the clothes line.


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chinacat

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chinacat

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I have not started that yet, mainly because I need the phone battery to get me from point A to point B and home (just using google maps). These trips take me about 8-9 hours total including rests and stops, and yesterday I got home with just a smidgen of power to spare. No recorded trails to follow, so I figure that I shouldn’t add the battery usage that would come with recording my own trail, though I have thought that would be fun to do. I am making slow progress on wikiloc, though, having agreed that that is the app for me to go with.


Laurie, have you thought of carrying a power pack with you, to replenish your mobile’s battery?
It might be worth the weight on a cycle ...
 
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Brr!!! It is a lovely bright day, if bitterly cold when the sun goes behind the clouds. Just a little walking, and part of the time sitting 2 metres from @SioCamino when we met this morning outside Epic. She now has a new survival bag and a pair of gaiters, and I am delighted they have found a new owner. Then I walked to a wonderful community cafe and sat outside with a friend and her little grandniece. It is off the beaten track and a great secret. For anyone who knows Ringsend, sniff it out, you will not regret it. Fair Play Café
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Theatregal

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So far...
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Camino Chrissy

Take one step forward...then keep on walking..
Camino(s) past & future
Frances 2015;
Norte/Primitivo 2016;
Frances 2017;
Le Puy 2018;
Portuguese/FishermanTr. 2019
A biking trip in Door County, Wisconsin this past week; often called the New England of the midwest. The last picture captured a formation of geese heading south at sunset.
 

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Camino(s) past & future
Frances(2006) Portugues(2013)
San Salvador (2017) Ingles (2019)
Another shortish walk, and we also have signs of Autumn everywhere. Lots of runners, walkers, cyclists. There is a very wide space to accommodate the different categories, except at some points there is no opportunity to keep social distance. I give a wide sweep by going on the grass. I came home to leave in the bit of shopping and am going out again soon for another ‘fix’ of my daily stretch along by the river.
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SabineP

Camino = Gratitude + Compassion.
Camino(s) past & future
some and then more. see my signature.
Is that sign indicating that adults can't walk with children on the road? Or pedestrians are not allowed on the road because it is for bicyclists only?


For such a small country we have lots of traffic boards. ;)


 

Theatregal

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Camino(s) past & future
So far...
2012 ~ 2019
Shortish too here. Aside from two cyclists all on my own.
Asphalted Roman road...
Yes, beautiful light Sabine. Looks like the same kind of skies that we have here this morning:)

After a few overcast rainy days, this morning dawned beautifully. A walk along my usual favourite morning paths and a photo of the 120 year old Steves farmhouse - the family who my village is named after. Descendants of the original family still live in the house and farm on the land along the tidal flats. They raise Belted Galloway cattle and grow fruits and vegetables for a heritage seed program that preserves heirloom and endangered seeds, fruits, grains and herbs. A very special place that has somehow survived in the middle of encroaching urban development.

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Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances 2005,2008,2010,2015.camino Portuguese 2007 .primativo2012.camino Norte 2009.sjpdp to finisterre and muxia 2007. Le Puy to jpdp 2006. Via francigena vercelli to Lucca 2014. Lucca to Rome 2016.
A day of mist and mud!
A hard walk up to Skiddaw at just over 3000 ft
Mist going up
Mist on top
Mist coming down ..and a biting wind helping us on...not!!image.jpegimage.jpegimage.jpegimage.jpegimage.jpegimage.jpegimage.jpegimage.jpegimage.jpeg
It did not rain however so that was a bonus
Then down by a valley...and the sun came out later....aghh!
About 9 miles..6 hours
 

Camino Chrissy

Take one step forward...then keep on walking..
Camino(s) past & future
Frances 2015;
Norte/Primitivo 2016;
Frances 2017;
Le Puy 2018;
Portuguese/FishermanTr. 2019
Yes, beautiful light Sabine. Looks like the same kind of skies that we have here this morning:)

After a few overcast rainy days, this morning dawned beautifully. A walk along my usual favourite morning paths and a photo of the 120 year old Steves farmhouse - the family who my village is named after. Descendants of the original family still live in the house and farm on the land along the tidal flats. They raise Belted Galloway cattle and grow fruits and vegetables for a heritage seed program that preserves heirloom and endangered seeds, fruits, grains and herbs. A very special place that has somehow survived in the middle of encroaching urban development.

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Amazing, Annette! I could be happy walking there even though rather difficult. 🙂
 

OzAnnie

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'CP, Frances,Norte,Salv/prim;Le puy, Inglés, CDM, Invierno, Fin/Mux, Vdlp 2019>Táb/ Prt Levante 2020
After a few overcast rainy days, this morning dawned beautifully. A walk along my usual favourite morning paths and a photo of the 120 year old Steves farmhouse - the family who my village is named after. Descendants of the original family still live in the house and farm on the land along the tidal flats. They raise Belted Galloway cattle and grow fruits and vegetables for a heritage seed program that preserves heirloom and endangered seeds, fruits, grains and herbs. A very special place that has somehow survived in the middle of encroaching urban development.

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What a beautiful walk. I haven’t been to Canada (yet) - these pics conjure calming & peaceful thoughts. I also love to see ‘belted cattle ‘. I see them here on occasion in Oz also.
 
Camino(s) past & future
Frances(2006) Portugues(2013)
San Salvador (2017) Ingles (2019)
I went on my usual Sunday circuit, a little later than usual so did not avoid the cyclists and runners. I need to be redeemed of my violent reaction... anyway, that all followed having listened to a reflection on what clothes to wear. Not quite for ‘The’ Camino, but for the daily camino of life. The recommendations predate technical clothing, but they are all weightless! Anyone interested in the reference, pm me as to put it here would break a rule.
 

SabineP

Camino = Gratitude + Compassion.
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Another 9k.with our walking group. Only three of us today.
Some explanation about the artwork.
 

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Camino(s) past & future
Frances(2006) Portugues(2013)
San Salvador (2017) Ingles (2019)
Another 9k.with our walking group. Only three of us today.
Some explanation about the artwork.
For the first time, I can really mean this: Very interesting! I cannot imagine myself being ok in one of these balloons!!!
 

Roland49

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CF 2019 July
some more:
 

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Theatregal

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2012 ~ 2019
What a beautiful walk. I haven’t been to Canada (yet) - these pics conjure calming & peaceful thoughts. I also love to see ‘belted cattle ‘. I see them here on occasion in Oz also.

AOzAnnie - Some of the Galloways that live on the Steves farm. Fun to visit them on a walk-by. Always one or two come to the fence to say hi :)
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OzAnnie

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'CP, Frances,Norte,Salv/prim;Le puy, Inglés, CDM, Invierno, Fin/Mux, Vdlp 2019>Táb/ Prt Levante 2020

Camino Chrissy

Take one step forward...then keep on walking..
Camino(s) past & future
Frances 2015;
Norte/Primitivo 2016;
Frances 2017;
Le Puy 2018;
Portuguese/FishermanTr. 2019
Another 9k.with our walking group. Only three of us today.
Some explanation about the artwork.
I saw a documentary on these balloon type "tents" and other unique dwellings. I wonder if these were filmed where you live.🤔
 

peregrina2000

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Another 9k.with our walking group. Only three of us today.
Some explanation about the artwork.
Sabine, I hope you have spent a night in one of those tree tents. ;) Looks relaxing. If they were here in the US, they would soon be vandalized or otherwise mistreated and would probably have a smell of urine — do these have security cameras, or do they just trust people to treat them with care?
 

SabineP

Camino = Gratitude + Compassion.
Camino(s) past & future
some and then more. see my signature.
Sabine, I hope you have spent a night in one of those tree tents. ;) Looks relaxing. If they were here in the US, they would soon be vandalized or otherwise mistreated and would probably have a smell of urine — do these have security cameras, or do they just trust people to treat them with care?


No cameras that I know of. Regular padlocks for closing.
We are a nice bunch of people here so no vandalising.
Dropping illegal garbage is a bigger annoyance here!!!

Someone from the town hall and tourism board comes to inspect it regularly and I guess local farmers will also keep an eye on it.

Never stayed there ( too close from home and rather expensive ) but I hear from families with young children that they love it. Well the small children, parents somewhat less... ;).
 
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