Tagged: lejog

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Walking LEJOG Route

I was having a play with Google Maps this morning and I asked it for the driving directions from Land’s End to John O’Groats – it gave me the obvious route, covering about 837 miles and about 16 hours driving time. I then thought it would be interesting to see...

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LEJOG Decision!

I had a bit of a blinding flash last night. I was thinking about long distance paths (as you do), wondering what I would like to do next year and thoughts were spilling through my head at a fine rate. I was thinking about having another crack at Offa’s Dyke,...

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City Walking

Not the most appealing of titles for a walking site, but often we are forced to traverse cities, either to get to the start of a walk, or in this particular case, to get through one. I am still planning my LEJOG walk and not in a very structured way...

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LEJOG Planning Frenzy

Sunday was an awful day,weather wise and I had an itchy mouse-finger, so I gave him some exercise in Memory Map – I began planning the South West England section of end-to-end walk. Before Sunday planning had been very tentative. I have a rough route sketched out and a single...

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LEJoG Planning continues

The first ink lines have appeared on my LEJoG map, after so many weeks of pencil lines and draft marks I have at last plotted the first route; from my home in Cheshire to my Mum’s house 15 miles away. These are all metaphorical marks of course because I’m using...

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The Ultimate Long Distance Challenge

While I’ve been laid up ill with Mumps, I’ve caught up with some of the programmes I’ve captured with Sky+. Last night I watched the final episode of “The man who cycled the world”, which followed Mark Beaumont, a Scots lad, who cycled the prescribed 18,000 miles in 195 days;...

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LEJOG Planning

With no walking this weekend, I’ve been sitting at my PC planning walks. Hadrian’s Wall is pretty much all done now and that’s “in the can” as they say in the film industry. My thoughts, as they have often done over the past year or two, then turned to Lands...