Month: April 2013

All April 2013 Posts

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Southern Upland Way – Day 3

30th April 2013 – New Luce to Bargrennan: 18.8 miles, 1,809 feet “The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they

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Southern Upland Way – Day 2

29th April 2013 – Stranraer to New Luce: 14.0 miles, 1,046 feet “Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into

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Southern Upland Way – Day 1

28th April 2013 – Portpatrick to Stranraer: 9.5 miles, 1,320 feet “Of all the exercises, walking is the best” ¬†Thomas Jefferson – American President (1743 – 1826) The Harbour House

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Southern Upland Way – Day Zero

27th April 2013 – Travel to, and arrival in Portpatrick “I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want

Kit for Southern Upland Way
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I’m packing! I tried, but I just couldn’t hold off any longer. You can click on the image to get a full sized version! There’s an OS Explorer map on

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Come on….. come on!

I’ve been feeling the tension build this week. On Saturday I leave for Portpatrick and the start of the Southern Upland Way, with my first day’s walking being on Sunday

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No Walking! …Another Update

There are two previous posts that provide background to this one: No Walking! No Walking! …Update I felt really quite depressed after the last update. I felt that the eight


Review: Trailblazer South West Coast Path

A few weeks ago I posted a review of the first volume, in a series of three, planned by Trailblazer to cover the entire length of the South West Coast