Category Archives: Walking

Walking on the Elafiti Islands of Croatia – Part 2 – Lopud

Day 3 dawned and we packed ready to catch the mid-morning ferry.  But not before sampling the very well stocked breakfast buffet.  Apart from the cereals, fruit and bread, there was a big choice of cold meats, fish and cheese.  … Continue reading

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Walking on the Elafiti Islands of Croatia – Part 1 – Dubrovnik and Sipan

Walking is our passion and an opportunity to take a walking holiday on a group of islands off the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia was too good to miss.  We already had a family week booked in Croatia and were wondering … Continue reading

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Rambling Round London – The London LOOP

Setting a target Laziness can be a bit of a curse.  You put off things for trivial reasons.  Even things that you really enjoy get left to one side.  So, having reached the age of 75 at the end of … Continue reading

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Seven Days in Newfoundland – Days 4 – 6

It was time to pack our bags and head to the Bonavista peninsula for three nights in a most beautiful place.  The rain rained and the wind blew but also the sun shone and we had a great time.  The … Continue reading

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7 Days in Newfoundland – Days 1 – 3

Newfoundland is a very large island, about half the size of the whole of Britain or one and a half times the size of Ireland.  It lies in the Gulf of St Lawrence off the east coast of Canada.  The … Continue reading

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More Wandering along the Wandle

A while ago I wrote a post in this blog entitled “A Dawdle by the Wandle”.  It described a walk from the head of the Wandle River in South London to Morden Hall.  And a fascinating walk it was with … Continue reading

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What did we do before GPS and SatNav?

Note : This post was first published in 2013. It has been updated. If you think back just a few years, before the advent of cheap GPS and SatNav devices, we used to find our way about the country using … Continue reading

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