Tag Archives: pain

Been walking: from Amsterdam to Bremen: 321 km (total: 1.280 km)

Been walking: from Amsterdam to Bremen: 321 km (total: 1.280 km)
Episode 16 on my walk around the world: in which i reached the first big milestone – I walked 1.000 km and beyond; in which I walked 321 km in eight days; in which I walked from a campus in Amsterdam to a campus in Bremen, at Jacobs University; in which I was desperate at points, but nevertheless thankful and happy; in which the people at Lyca Mobile got involved in helping me keep on track; in which I made a fool of myself ... [read more]

To Doncaster! 18 km (total: 78 km)

To Doncaster! 18 km (total: 78 km)
Note to self: stop wondering in cities at night! Walking on The World Photo Tour. Now in Doncaster. I was quite nice spending the first night out. And even if the temperatures dropped in this – hopefully – last cold snap, I couldn’t be bothered. If anything, I was hot at times, all snuggled up in my sleeping bag. And I was actually surprised in the morning noticing that the water froze over night. Thus it pays to have good ... [read more]

Thoughts and happenings from Sherburn in Elmet to a farm near Askern: 23 km (total: 60 km)

Thoughts and happenings from Sherburn in Elmet to a farm near Askern: 23 km (total: 60 km)
What is a road? Just a line from A to B? Just the necessity of providing the logistical means so that communication can occur? Were all the roads then made with a definite purpose? Or were some of them made just to see what’s after the horizon? A Portuguese proverb says that the road is made waking on it. Many people think I know what awaits me at the end of my road. I don’t. And I don’t want to find out before it’s time to do ... [read more]

Moan? Naah, just saying about them blisters

This ones comes from the pain chapter of  The World Photo Tour. I was about after three quarters in Day 1 of the 36 km walk from Harrogate to Sherburn in Elmet when I first felt them. At first, just as a mild feeling of burning. Later on, towards the end of the day, what merely felt like a sensation earlier turned into actual pain. It was coming from both feet, from the same spot on the soles, but not equally, more from the right ... [read more]