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Walking Gijon

Walking Gijon I wrote in my piece last night about winding down here in Gijon.  There are some interesting contrasts to Oviedo where I had previously been hanging out.  First, the obvious Gijon although only about 49 miles north of … Continue reading

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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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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 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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Day 1 – Hiking the West Highland Way

Day 1 – Hiking the West Highland Way Day 1 saw me leaving Glasgow for Milngavie (pronounced Mull-guy) and hitting the trail. I was excited to get hiking and got to the train early. Arriving in Milngavie early paid off, … Continue reading

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Why I love walking

Why I love walking In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks. ~ John Muir Why I love walking While on the treadmill at the gym earlier today I was trying  to think about what I … Continue reading

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