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... better condition than the one we used on the way up. Despite a brief pause in the rain, it's coming down even harder when we get back to the road. The Mountain Rescue have assembled here in force - it's just an exercise at the moment, but who's to say they won't be needed for real before the day is out?
The whole "day walk" has taken less than two and a half hours. No photographs (not by me, anyway). But at least we've got a decent lunch spot, sheltered from the weather. In the ...
Apart from that I think i'm just going to see who I meet and where I get to along the way!
Things I need to do:
1.Book Kiwi Experience - flight arrives at 7.30am on a tuesday, the next one to leave is a wednesday. Will either have to linger about somewhere or go stay with Guesty for the night (someone from school).
2. Book insurance
3. Get travel cash card
4. Change money
Until my next post...toodles! x
Having been cooped up in a classroom for the past couple of months, it was life enhancing to get back out on the hills. The others had driven down from Birmingham and further north, where the rain was pouring out of the sky and the clouds were doing a dark and dismal thing. Consequently, Pete almost hugged the car when the rest of us arrived. He had supposed he would be walking on his own. In ...
We union sisters love to meet up in a delightful spot near Carding Mill Valley, where my friends live in a turn-of-the-century brick cottage. We walk among the steep hills (which remind me of Marin Country, near San Francisco) then go back for a warm pot of tea, providing it's before six!
... attributed to him. Basically it was his attempt to keep out the hairy marauding Welsh. It runs for about 150 miles, and the border between England and Wales pretty well follows the line of the dyke, which shows that he meant business and that the men of Powys were obviously beyond the pale.
A brief stop in Ludlow to raid the local Tesco for a suitable bouquet was our last stop before reaching ...