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Peregrina Preparatio 10

8km (5miles) Longshaw Estate, Peak District Perfect walking weather: Cloudy but warm, some light drizzle… and hot sunshine Clothing : Zipoff trouser-shorts, t shirt, raincoat (part way) Terrain: hilly footpaths, paths through woods My friend and I set off out … Continue reading

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Peregrina Preparatio 9

Today’s long walk was a pilgrimage of sorts. Weather: hot and sunny, with some cloud. About 25C Clothing: shorts and tshirt, walking boots Distance: 17 km (more or less) It was also really good preparation for the Camino in terms … Continue reading

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Peregrina Preparatio 8 : Milldale – Ashbourne (Derbyshire)

Today’s walk (in beautiful rural Derbyshire)took me by surprise by turning into a pilgrimage. There’s a heatwave in the UK at the moment, so I travelled light, with a tiny backback (for the water and map), and it was definitely … Continue reading

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Travelling Light

I used to be good -really good – at travelling light, but recently I seem to have lost the knack, and somehow I’m going to have to find the minimalistic mojo again in order to succeed at walking the Camino. … Continue reading

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337% of target …l

Not really related to walking the Camino, except in the tenuous way of building up fitness and stamina both of which I’m working on … as well as walking even when very tired due to terrible insomnia. Do hope that’s … Continue reading

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Midsummer Madness : Peregrina Preparation 8

Avaisberg – Home Companions on the way: Misty and her daughter the ever faithful Tinka Distance : c. 9km Time: c. 2 1/2 hours (11:45 – 2pm) Weather: Good, around 15C, no rain Clothing trousers, tshirt, fleece (removed after about … Continue reading

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Sleeping quandaries

Sleeping bags and I just don’t get on! I’ve used the summer solstice weekend (juhannus=midsummer is an important holiday here in Finland, though not really my favourite as yes it means the longest day is already here … but I … Continue reading

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