Category Archives: Greater London

Very Early Morning Walk in Richmond Park

31 October 2015 5km – with Prasana. I think I’ve never been in Richmond Park so early. 9am sharp. Hello Park Runners. But we were not here for running. God, I hate running. I’m far too lazy to move all … Continue reading

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Parkland Walk – About the Poison and Antidote of London

22 August 10km – with Prasana. London stinks sometimes. Especially in the last few weeks. It feels like every person I meet wants to screw me over for their own benefit. Call me naive, but I highly value honesty and … Continue reading

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Where it begins and ends: the National Trail Thames Path in London

11.3km – with Prasana. This is a counterexample of a German being organised and planned: We were already on our way to start the Green Chain Walk. But as we didn’t have a map with us and our mobiles weren’t … Continue reading

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Follow the Nut – Thames Path – Putney to London Bridge

18 km – with Prasana. Girls are said not being able to make up their mind quickly. Ah well …, this time we drafted about 4 different versions of ‘walking the Thames Path’, and even on the way to the … Continue reading

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Putney river walk – Advice Day

11,9 km – alone. Advice #1: Never rely on friends telling you how the weather will be on the weekend. Not even when they are BBC’s weathermen and you think they have superpowers. They could be wrong. Rumours had it … Continue reading

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Richmond Park

11,4 km – with Alex. First real spring day. Hot and sunny. Why the hell did I wear a fleece jacket?? There was also a charity run going on: 13 miles against stroke. At the end of the walk we … Continue reading

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Shepperton to Putney

21,5 km – alone. The inital plan was to walk from Shepperton to Windsor along the Thames. But the Thames Path was completely flooded. I should have checked the flood warnings which I considered but then dismissed. OR I should … Continue reading

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Kingston to Shepperton

16 km – alone. It’s quite relaxing to walk without instructions for once in a while. Not looking at some paper all the time but at the surroundings. And you can fully concentrate on the entertainment by Alfred Hitchcock’s “The … Continue reading

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Epping Forest

Approx. 20 km – with Prasana and AAA Meetup. This was more an orentieering event than a hike. We were devided in groups of 4 and the task was to find posts in Epping Forest (Northeast of London) according to … Continue reading

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Shine London

41 km – with Christine. Shine is an overnight event organised by Cancer Research UK to make aware of cancer. When Christine and I was planning our summer activities we came across it and signed up for the full marathon. … Continue reading

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