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We all know those wonderful movies with cabinlog huts high up in the mountains. on the edge of an idyllic lake. People going there and having fun, as well as having long nights in front of an open fire. Total … Continue reading
The last leg of the Hardian Wall path is from Carlisle to Bowness-on-Solway. A long but easy walk.
As we had walked from Hayton Gate to Brampton the previous day we had absolutely no intention to walk the same 6 km back to the wall path again. So, in good defiance fashion, we booked a taxi back to … Continue reading
After my total crash yesterday SO was very concerned and together we checked out all options and diversions on the next leg.
We knew today was going to be a reasonably long walk. We had not considered how inaccurate the map distances quoted by our trip company would be. Nor had we considered that the up and down hilly bit meant to … Continue reading
In the morning we walked back to the path and up to Heddon-on-the-Wall. It was a steep little hill that but I got at the top barely out of breath. Clearly I am getting into a better shape!
Day two started with a hearty traditional English cooked breakfast. Simply put it is the perfect stuff to walk a long walk on. We did set out a little earlier than anticipated, but we liked it that way.
The walking holiday last year had been such a great thing to do that we’d decided to do it again but obviously a different walk. We’ take on the mighty Hadrian and his wall. So we flew into Newcastle today.
Summer, it started with weatehr closely resembling autumn to ge honest, but today the weather is turning. About 20 deg C, occasional sun and no rain. Time to go walking!
My jet lag was bad. Not mincing my words about it, it was the worst one so far.