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Day 9 - Heat, Peace and a Maze - Lenham to Kennington (Ashford) - 10.8 miles

June 2, 2018

This was another day of sheer tranquility off the grid as we walked, away from the byways but not without its humor and adventure. 1,281 more words


Day 8 - Peace, Tranquility and Mud on the Pilgrims' Way - Maidstone to Lenham - 9.4 miles

June 1, 2018

We were blessed with mild weather and gray skies as we started our journey to Lenham. We went up a very steep hill to get off the… 746 more words


Day 5  - Thunder, Lightening and a Pub - Gavesend to Cliffe - 8.5 miles

May 29, 2018

During the complimentary continental breakfast I noticed the cultur difference between the Americans and Brits and their choice of morning drink.

We had a weather change from the hot humid weather of the day before to 30% chance of rain. 701 more words


Day 4 - Hot! Hot! Hot! - Eynsford to Gravesend - 12.5 miles

May 28, 2018
Our morning started leisurely with a continental breakfast at the Castle Hotel where we were staying.

We had to wait for Jeff to pick up our luggage, when the car came and it was a new driver who lived closer to this area. 760 more words


Day 2 - Change of Plans - Westerham to Seven Oaks 8.5 miles 

May 26, 2018

The day started with a complimentary breakfast in our hotel, as the hotel itself was preparing for a wedding to take overly there cute little hotel for the day. 388 more words


The North Downs Way 50, mk II. How not to run 50 miles.

In a grump mid-race I decided I wasn’t going to write about the North Downs Way 50 this year. It wasn’t going to plan, I saw no reason to remember it or to prolong the suffering. 3,345 more words


Box Hill: Finding Home

I’ve always enjoyed walking. Yet, for years, I didn’t really do all that much of it. I had my reasons. I live in the South East of England, just on the outskirts of the vast suburban sprawl of London. 783 more words