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Day 8 – Haltwhistle to Bellingham

Day 8 – Haltwhistle to Bellingham

‘The only difference between a saint and an ordinary man is motivation’ is what a friend once told me. To strive for constant surrender of gods will is a life times work. To accept what is, and release what judgement takes residence in the body. Now in walking terms, without motivation & dedication, you will stroll round never getting to where you are getting do. Like my practise of prayer, early rises are a valuable key to a long days…

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Day 2 – Earby to Malham

Day 2 – Earby to Malham

Area: Yorkshire Dales Starting point: Earby Ending point: Malham Date of walk: 9th May 2016 Trails: Pennine Way Distance: 13.01 miles Difficulty: Moderate Terrain: Straight up Dales, River & village walking Weather: Sun, blue skies, Scorching I need to do something about my feet, I need to do something about my feet is the reoccurring loop I wake up with this morning. Every fellow walker I bump into today hears about my feet. Every long distance walker knows the inconvenience of blistered swollen feet, and if they…

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Day 1 – Hebden Bridge to Earby

Day 1 – Hebden Bridge to Earby

Area: Yorkshire Dales Starting point: Hebden Bridge Ending point: Earby Date of walk: 8th May 2016 Trail: Pennine Way Distance: 22.32 miles Difficulty: Moderate Terrain: Woodland, Streams, Moorland, Dales Weather: Sun, blue skies, Scorching Hebden Bridge, what a lovely quaint place to start. At first impressions, this place comes across as the land of rich hippies enjoying life in the Yorkshire Dales. Slightly new age, with shops offering ‘super vegan detox shakes’ and other shops selling cheap recycled fabric. ‘Oh right, its one of…

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