Sometimes we do things we never thought possible.

It has been a full week since we've returned from walking. We are still motivated to walk, which feels great, even if our joints are still a bit "crunchy" from the long distance. I sure feel at ease with the 3-5 miles in the morning, which is pretty funny. We used to have to push …

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From rugged hills to city streets.

The last few days on London has provided a re-entry into the world, a lovely and colorful world where people scurry around with their roller bags and trainers, where cocktails are offered instead of lager and fries. Well, fries are still on every plate regardless of the menu. But everywhere you listen there are languages …

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The last day of walking: the melancholy and the celebration of it.

It’s hard to write this post. I keep starting and can’t keep on. There’s so much more to it than finishing a walk. And it is hard to compartmentalize it into paragraphs. Throughout the walk we’ve made friends on the trail, which has been a lovely lovely intimate connection with strangers. We’ve truly had an …

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Gates and cars. Cars. Gates. There’s really no connection.

It seems that we have a tradition, unspoken tradition, that when Ric and I travel, he photographs cars and I photograph some other random thing that strikes my interest. This trip has been no different. Somewhere something emerges as a trend, then I spend a lot of time regretting all the photos I missed before …

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Gargrave to Malham. A short day today.

Miles: 8.2 Elevation gain: 1244 ft We felt lucky to sleep in a bit today after the long haul yesterday. It was a short 8 mile day that we wrapped up by 2pm. By dinner time I was feeling like I missed something. But a bath, some hot tea and a comfy bed is pretty …

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Ponden to Gargrave: lunch in Ric’s hometown of Lothersdale

Miles: 19.25 Elevation: 1821 ft So much to write today. I probably can’t get it all out at the moment. Today we walked 19 miles. It was the most glorious day. Weather was perfection. The miles came easy. It was the best day yet. And the longest. It is a bit of a challenge to …

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