Tag Archives: England

Bored of Hiking II – The Solutions

Hello my beloved fellow hikers, after my call for inspiration about exciting walks around London in my previous blog post, I got lots of feedback that I’d like to share with you. I know that many of my blog readers … Continue reading

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Bored of Hiking. I Want Drama, Baby! Drama!

I’m bored of hiking. This is shocking. And not quite true. I usually go hiking somewhere around London, in places that are reachable within a 1-2hs train journey. More 1 hour than 2, actually. That limits the area to Surrey, … Continue reading

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Daydreaming about retirement – On a hike in East Sussex

18.7. 14km – with Prasana. One a hike somewhere in Sussex, in the middle of nowhere on a sunny, warm Saturday morning: What else can you do as a pensioner than putting on your best blue-white striped bikini, that barely … Continue reading

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Guildford to Gomshall – About bluebells and ‘The Holiday’

20.76km – with Anna and Prasana. ↑787m ↓754m It’s bank holiday weekend. 3 days off. And it’s raining. Of course it is. It’s as natural as it’s sunny when you work and spend the entire day in the office. And … Continue reading

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Easter in Cornwall II – Pendeen to Land’s End/Porthcurno on the South West Coast Path

18,6km – with Prasana. ↑590m ↓660m Today wasn’t as bad as yesterday. I’m 5cm shorter and my feet are tired from all this walking yesterday but the path was much more comfortable to walk on today. Not too many ups … Continue reading

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Easter in Cornwall III – Porthcurno to Mousehole/Penzance on the South West Coast Path

18km – with Prasana. ↑730m ↓820m Before we started our walk we visited the Minack Theatre in Porthcurno. It reminded me of open air theatres in Greece, directly by the seaside with a view onto the ocean and cliffs. The … Continue reading

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Easter in Cornwall – St. Ives to Pendeen on the South West Coast Path

25,5km – with Prasana. ↑1150m ↓1050m Easter Weekend: 4 days off. Travel time! We took the train Thursday afternoon down to Cornwall, arrived in the late evening and could start our walk on the next morning. St. Ives is a … Continue reading

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Ephemeral

Almost every of my hikes involves cake as a reward. The most ephemeral thing that could exist in my life. This was my reward for my hike from Salisbury to Amesbury via Stonehenge. A long walk on a fantastic, warm … 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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“I’m a rubbish navigator!” – How to get around Hartley Wintney

17,5 km – with Louise. Lou-time. Agreed on weeks ago we finally made it to our first walk this year. Having forseeing faculties we picked a sunny, warm spring day, allowing us to strip off wool hat, gloves and waterproofs. … Continue reading

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