This is A Walk in The Woods, a newsletter about Reflections from my long distance trail hiking in Ireland, the UK, Europe et al.
Yesterday was my eldest daughter Bunny’s 18th birthday. After a drizzly morning watching the sun rise (sort of) on the beach at Brittas Bay at her…
For the past few years Britta and I have made a point of walking St. Kevin's Trail from Valleymount to Glendalough on the last day of the year (or…
I have decided to call it a day and end this particular walk in Assisi. The trail has a natural break in this town, and with three fifths of the 530km…
I am not quite sure where to start. I am overwhelmed by the sheer volume of historical facts, architectural nuances, legends, Fransiscan memorabilia…
My hotels along the trail have been a very mixed bag, but mostly simple Albergos, with a metal frame bed, a side board, a radiator that doesn't work or…
The village of Lama, which I left on a clear Monday morning, just as the clock was striking eight, was only marginally more lively than yesterday's…
Imagine you were tasked with creating a perfect walk, taking no more than a day to complete. What ingredients would you collect to compose it? You might…
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