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Coast to Coast 2011: Day Seven

Saturday 18th June – Keld to Kirkby Stephen Today I shall mostly be wearing my old school uniform in tribute to “Evil Walks” by AC/DC. I think it was the

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Coast to Coast 2011: Day Six

Friday 17th June – Reeth to Keld Today I shall mostly be headbanging whilst walking to “Walk On” by Deep Purple. Note: Apologies, but there are no photos for the

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Coast to Coast 2011: Day Five Supplemental

Some readers (Dave) may be pleased to hear that I had a pleasant afternoon in Reeth, it’s still not my fave place, but I has an excellent ice cream, got

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Coast to Coast 2011: Day Five

Thursday 16th June – Richmond to Reeth Today I shall mostly be doing my infamous Karaoke version of “Walk On The Wild Side” by Lou Reed. I had the best

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Coast to Coast 2011: Day Four

Wednesday 15th June – Osmotherley to Richmond Today I shall mostly be trying to remember the words to “The Walk” by The Cure. I was absolutely steaming mad this morning,

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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C2C 2011 Route Planning #5

Kirkby Stephen to Shap Over half way now and approaching the Lakes, I’ve had three short-ish days, but today’s leg into Shap is just shy of 20 miles and has

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C2C 2011 Route Planning #4

Reeth to Keld I leave Reeth on the B6270 – passing the lovely Reeth Bakery, where I would hope to collect something tasty for lunch – and leaving the road

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C2C 2011 Route Planning #3

Osmotherley to Richmond I’m very much of the opinion that this section is one of those that you just need to get out of the way as quickly and painlessly