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... kitchen elves! In any event there are deliveries already present by 9 and they continue during the course of the morning and sometimes in the afternoon as well. Friday and Saturday, in particular, were huge delivery days since there are no deliveries on Sunday. The pantry and refrigerator were busting at the seams on Sunday morning and by the time I left on Monday, it was nearly empty. Usually, the deliveries consist ...
... spots of rain along the way to hurry us along. I limped into Thwaite with Katrina at 6 pm. It was raining an hour later as we quietly ate our dinner. Early to bed for me tonight with toxic doses of paracetamol and ibuprofen as prescribed by the doctor. Today's walk took us from Cumbria across the Pennines into Yorkshire. Keld also marks the halfway point of our C2C walk, having cover 90 miles. We have seen pheasants, a grouse, and a pair of greater spotted woodpeckers! ...
... and across another moor. We missed a turn off at one point and had to make a detour across a field to rejoin the pathway. We weren't the only ones either. Sometimes no matter how good the descriptions in the guide, we end up somewhere we shouldn't. I've found the GPS on my phone through an app called ViewRanger very useful in such circumstances to get us back on track. We ...
... over stone walls, negotiating sheep with their lambs and cows with very young calfs. All along permissive paths the walker treads without a worry. Harvesting has begun so some fields smelled devine. We first stopped at Shap Abbey. This was founded in 1200 then destroyed in 1530 during Henry VIII's reign. It must have been magnificent once, especially in its remote location. Whilst looking over the ruins the RAF ...
... able to get to the circuit training course once a week. The class did me in this week, but I hope to be back again next week and do better. The place also has a pool (indoor) and lovely terrace along the lake by which to relax. Not a bad deal at all.
I understand this area is famous for its many walking trails, but I haven't figured that out yet. I'm in the midst of national park land and I discovered there are some ...
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