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Camino Primitivo – Day 2

Camino Primitivo – Day 2 A little more regular of a hiking day on day 2, up in the dark, got ready and out the door about 8:15. Misty morning, pretty but was burning off and knew it would be … Continue reading

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Camino de Primitivo – Day 1

Camino de Primitivo – Day 1 My first day on the Camino Primitivo. Started with breakfast in Oviedo and headed out about 9:30. A late start for me on a trail but I had a very short walk today, only … Continue reading

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Oviedo – Part 2

Oviedo – Part 2 So the afternoon was good, checked into my hotel and had that minute of panic when they ask you to hand over your passport.  No worries, I’m an experienced traveler who knows they don’t need the … Continue reading

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Oviedo – Part 1

Oviedo – Part 1 Welcome to Oviedo! Look who was waiting for me.  Apparently since he used Oviedo as a fill-in for his Barcelona film, they built him a statue. Beautiful train ride once the sun came up. Rolling through … Continue reading

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Traveling Alone

Traveling Alone This is why I travel alone to places that challenge me and today has certainly been a challenge. Now this has to be kept in perspective, all of this is self imposed and I could take a taxi … Continue reading

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Day 5 Great Glen Way – Drumnodrochit to Inverness (straight story)

Day 5 Great Glen Way – Drumnodrochit to Inverness (the straight story) The long walk home. So I’ll be writing two versions of my 5th day on the Great Glen. The first will be the fairly standard trip report of … Continue reading

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Day 4 Great Glen Way – Invermorsten to Drumnodrochit

Day 4 Great Glen Way – Invermorsten to Drumnodrochit A peaceful and mellow day on the trail. Started with a massive thousand foot climb, one of two for the day. The first one does the altitude in an a little … Continue reading

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Day 3 Great Glen Way – Laggan to Invermorsten

Day 3 Great Glen Way – Laggan to Invermorsten First view of Loch Ness A long day today, 18 5 miles from Laggan to Invermorsten. After a great stay at the Forest Lodge BnB I set out at 8AM and … Continue reading

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Day 2 Great Glen Way – Garlochy to Laggan

Day 2 Great Glen Way – Garlochy to Laggan Short 10 mile day from Garlochy to Laggan. A cloudy and nice day spent along the shores of Loch Lochy. My favorite named loch because in American it would translate to … Continue reading

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Day 7 (final day) West Highland Way – Kinlochleven to Fort Williams

Day 7 (final day) West Highland Way – Kinlochleven to Fort Williams This would be one of those weather days you just can’t bring yourself to trust.  Windy, chilly, some minor rain early that let up. All day it seemed on … Continue reading

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