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From Sutton in Ashfield to Leicester: 76 km (total: 207 km)

From Sutton in Ashfield to Leicester: 76 km (total: 207 km)
Continuing The World Photo Tour where we left off. Sometimes, while on the road, songs to do – more or less – with walking is everything I think of. And at points it may be the cheerful Matt Goldberg’s Travelling Man, other times it’s Rolling Stones Don’t  Stop (I am altering the meaning in this one), other times it’s Johnny Cash I Walk the Line. And they all have to do with love as well, probably that in the first place, which ... [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]

Going Vango – the sleeping bag

Right, so after I reached the decision that Vango Force 10 Helium 200 will be the best tent to provide me shelter on The World Photo Tour, the next big thing to choose wise for my walk around the world was the sleeping bag: another Vango product – Vango Viper 1000. the CD in the photos is for size reference, good music, though, by Romanian artist Ada Milea I already had a 3-season sleeping bag from Simon, but some of the ... [read more]