Tagged: c2c

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Coast to Coast 2011: Day Three

Tuesday 14th June – Blakey Ridge to Osmotherley Today I shall mostly be silently mouthing the words to “Walk Away” by Franz Ferdinand. Wow! What a cracking day its been – some of the best weather I’ve walked in for a long time and some stunning views from the high...

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Coast to Coast 2011: Day Two

Monday 13th June – Grosmont to Blakey Ridge Today I shall mostly be humming the tune to “I Walk The Line” by Johnny Cash. I slept a bit better last night. I awoke at 4:45 the first time, despite the clicking from the fuse box, and managed to doze for...

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Coast to Coast 2011: Day Two (Supplemental)

The grub in the Lion Inn was excellent – I had a hot steak sandwich with chips – proper hand cut chips, none of this oven chip nonsense! However breakfast is only available from 08:30, which I asked them to confirm, because it seemed quite late for a walking stop...

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Coast to Coast 2011: Day One

Sunday 12th June – Robin Hood’s Bay to Grosmont Today I shall mostly be wearing flares and whistling along to “Walking On The Water” by Creedence Clearwater Revival. Day One I didn’t sleep all that well in the night. I was awake at 3am and then again at 4am and...

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Coast to Coast 2011: Day Zero

Saturday 11th June – Arrival in Robin Hood’s Bay Day Zero When I awoke at 8am this morning I had nothing packed at all. Not a thing. Which for a control freak like me is absolutely unheard of. The main reason was my workload last week. Multiple customer meetings in...

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Walking Songs

I have quite a large music collection – built up over many years; including vinyl singles, LPs, CDs and more recently almost exclusively downloads from various locations. So I thought it may be interesting to select a walking related song for each day of my upcoming Coast to Coast walk...

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C2C 2011 Route Planning #7

Grasmere to Stonethwaite I head south west out of Grasmere, along the minor road, past the Dale Lodge Hotel and then turn right, off the road, onto a footpath up Kelbarrow and onto Silver How. Between this Wainwright and that of Blea Rigg, are three Birketts I’ve not done before;...

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C2C 2011 Route Planning #6

I’m finally into the Lakes, or at least Shap, which is certainly the gateway to the Lakes as far as this journey is concerned. I will be able to see Kidsty Pike from the front door of the B&B as I set out – weather permitting of course – almost...