Monthly Archives: July 2017

Flowers on the Schmittenhohe.

Jean and I are just back from a holiday in Austria where we stayed at Zell am See. The Austrian people were friendly as always and we enjoyed the food and of course the wine. I was also able to … Continue reading

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A Lancashire Stroll

My walk this week began at Glasson Dock just a few miles south of Lancaster. Lancaster has been a port for centuries but its heyday was in the 17th century with trade between the West Indies and the American colonies. … Continue reading

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A Cheshire Ramble

Last week I went on a short walk through the Cheshire countryside. Easy walking with a bit of local history thrown in. We started our walk from the Anderton Boat Lift car park and walked down to the nearby Trent … Continue reading

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Dolgellau, the ‘B’ party walk

Last Sunday I was out with Crosby Rambling Club. We visited Dolgellau and I did the B walk, a steady 9.5 miles. We left the town heading south west along a minor road and then a track to reach Gellilwyd¬† … Continue reading

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