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Gorgeous pictures and thank you for posting them in thumbnails. Very much appreciated.
Hope to see more of your local walks in the future.
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Sounds like a nice training walk in nice scenery! I remember Arbroath, although eons ago ;-)Yesterday I walked 26 miles (42km) on the Angus Coastal Path on the East coast of Scotland. Dundee to Arbroath.
Our first stop was at 21km, for a beer and some nuts. Final stop in Arbroath for a beer and fish & chips in a seafront restaurant.
This was a distance walk in preparation for our Camino Portuguese from Lisbon next month.
What does this sign mean?9k. loop at Alt-Hoeselt with my small walkinggroup. One of them has a dog and he had the time of his life.
Very very muddy for some parts. See pic of trousers.
For the first 2k.we had rain but after that dry though grey.
Lourdescave and mistletoe.
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Sixty kilometres north of the Pyrenées yesterday, we had a hail storm.
Unfortunately not…I was sitting in my office and didn’t think of snapping any pictures.No pictures I presume?
Unfortunately not…I was sitting in my office and didn’t think of snapping any pictures.
No, I had stopped working outside, the sky became black and it started to come down in pellets.Ok.I thought you were caught in the storm while walking.
Haha. Kalua pig, Spam musubi, even lomi ika!This post is mostly for @VNwalking .
I believe we stayed very close to the rugby stadium when we visited in January 2014. We went for a walk prior to one game and were surprised to see fans standing on the sidewalks outside the pubs having a pint (in the cold and rain) with children running around. So different from what we have here where the consumption of any kind of alcohol is very carefully regulated, relaxed a little bit in some sections of our parks only during the pandemic.The second photo catches the rugby stadium,….
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I gather there was a great win yesterday, part of the Six Nations competition. I dare not imagine the scene! Let's just draw a veil over the drinking customs...I believe we stayed very close to the rugby stadium when we visited in January 2014. We went for a walk prior to one game and were surprised to see fans standing on the sidewalks outside the pubs having a pint (in the cold and rain) with children running around. So different from what we have here where the consumption of any kind of alcohol is very carefully regulated, relaxed a little bit in some sections of our parks only during the pandemic.
Curiosity: 10kg, with so few items? How many hardboiled eggs? (Actually, it is a great idea to carry those)Two days of hiking planned starting tomorrow with 24 km, and on Tuesday, 26 km. Backpack weighs 10 kg with one thermos bottle and an electrolyte mixture, sandwich, hard boiled eggs, salt and an apple.
Will take photos.
Just the regular stuff, a CPAP machine and a sleeping bag..Two hard boiled eggs.Curiosity: 10kg, with so few items? How many hardboiled eggs?
All the best, hope all goes to plan.Just the regular stuff, a CPAP machine and a sleeping bag..Two hard boiled eggs.
Looks lovely! I do that sometimes, but not without spending an hour or so in the sauna before.Happy New Year! Looking forward to all your local walks
As for me, today only a short walk to prepare a new waterhole on the ice
I guess my current miniwalks are a bit boring for the forum as it is always close to the cabin.
Heh thank you. I don't have to be bored-- I enjoy that stuff. When I was a kid one of my favorite games was Mille Bornes.If you are bored you can find the whole list here .
It is! I'm now happily being woken up in the morning by the dawn chorus in the oak tree outside my window! Spotted by a Spotted Towhee@Theatregal, it looks like spring is here! And that's a very cutely puffed out Spotted Towhee - that look is something else.
The ducks have returned to the marsh across the road so spring is around the corner. Officially, Spring started yesterday, 20 March around 21:00.@Theatregal, it looks like spring is here! And that's a very cutely puffed out Spotted Towhee - that look is something else.
Yes, sometimes the world is really small! I made friends with a Southern Swede on the Camino, who happened to be a colleague of the brother of one of my local friends in Northern Sweden. So funny when we found out.17kms walk yesterday with some steep hills that the picture does not do it justice. Sunny. Today more snow
I was about 400m from home and an older gentleman was walking and stopped me and said « Camino de Santiago? » and I said yes I’m training. His eyes lit up and he became so animated and shared with me that he and his wife had done five different ones. Gave me some tips and told me to just enjoy and be free and in the moment. His Camino spirit was alive and well in his heart. We said goodbye with a « buen Camino ». How cool is that!
Yes... the little guys. Actually called Pretty-faced Wallabies..Wallaby?
Beautiful photo. Buen Camino.Training is almost over.
The weight of my pack is now a familiar friend. The handles of my sticks have become so comfortable to my hands that I can tell with eyes closed which is left and which is right. The crunch of gravel beneath my boots is the back-beat rhythm to the melody of the birds' singing... the best music for walking.
As I paused to take a photo of my day's walk, I smile because I suddenly realize that, at that precise moment-
The road truly had risen up to meet me.
The wind was indeed at my back.
I felt the warmth of the sun on my face.
And, beside the road, the fields were green from the recent soft rain.
And, with my eyes closed, I could feel myself held in the palm of God's hand.
A fitting feel to my Easter morning.
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Mi Dia de Camino- Tercero de Mayo.
Three weeks to fly and counting.
(my gear before I set off)[...] when I plan to go on a small expedition into the wild on skis – same direction.
Rumour has it there is a tiny log building somewhere behind the swamps to the North. If it is there, I happen to be the owner as it would be included when we bought the cabin. As I have never been there yet I really want to find it
I have no idea what state it could be in. I looked up satellite images but resolution is bad. There seems to be something in between the trees. Could be a large boulder, or actually a roof. Well I will see ... hopefully. [...]
Everything is so green already! Not used to that ;-)No Vespa scooters here.
A few hours in one of my favorite places on the planet, Hortus Botanicus in Leiden. Very very old and grand trees coming into leaf. The biggest Ginkgo I've ever seen, a real monster (last pic...).
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We say that it has everything the big guys have except space but when we're outside we have as much space as them. Ours is one of four variants of the 2017 Tab 320, the 320-S. The models are a combination of kitchen inside or outside (under a rear hatch) and a wardrobe or toilet/shower. The manufacturer also makes the slighter bigger and more luxurious 400 model (an owner told me there was enough room in the shower to pick up dropped soap off the heated floor) also trailers like yours and a pickup bed model. Curiously there are all foir types here at the campground; we are next to a Tag model. The trailers keep getting better year after year. Here's a link to the manufacturer's webpage for the current Tab 320 version and a retailer's video of the 2019 model that is closer to what we have.Your rig looks it has more amenities than ours.
Beautiful. I live not so far from the Norwegian border. But here there is still snow also on the Norwegian side. So I suppose you are in the south?On a beach near me... The Norwegian coastline is beautiful!
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South West - Jæren beaches! A long stretch of sandy beaches that look a lot like something very tropical, until one gets in the waterBeautiful. I live not so far from the Norwegian border. But here there is still snow also on the Norwegian side. So I suppose you are in the south?
Surely those steps will go to a new home. I am telling myself they will.We will not see the granite steps again..
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Right now I am in my cabin 130 km east of Junkerdal nasjonalpark. So that is a very different world ;-) ... Oh, and being on the Swedish side, from here there is no road leading to Junkerdal, just wilderness skiing.South West - Jæren beaches! A long stretch of sandy beaches that look a lot like something very tropical, until one gets in the water
Actually amazing for me to see nature so far progressed ... over here, there is still not a single bit of green grass!End of blossomtime.
All daytourists left for the day.
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