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Day two… The altar of forgiveness…

Cizur Minor to Urtega They say that everything happens for a reason. Maybe my coming on this trek has a purpose… Other than to show me how much pain I can actually be in. God is famous for his desire … Continue reading

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Camino de SANTIAGO day one…

Day one…. Pamplona to Cizur Menor 9km So I did half of my planned walking today. After getting hellishly lost in Pamplona because I followed the pilgrim signs out of town instead of towards the cathedral, I felt like my … Continue reading

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Collioure to Banyul-sur-Mer

        This was the hardest hike of my life… 18kms on the coast walk from Collioure to Banyul-sur-Mer. 6kms of it was rated difficult, and when the French say their trail is difficult, it is DIFFICULT! These … Continue reading

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A walk in the forest….

And… we are back! Summer has come to Berlin! I have heard that there is a season known as spring? We completely skipped that puppy and went straight on to summer… and it is walking season again! Given that I … Continue reading

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Krampnitz… Abandoned military base… or some form of infectious disease?

It’s a base, silly! This isn’t Pathology walks for health! Though as I was in the Charite hospital the other night to visit a friend, I could probably do both! 😉 One of my side interests is historical ethics in … Continue reading

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A little walk to visit a friend.

It has been quite a weekend. Cold. Driving snow. -10C with the windchill. So… I didn’t walk until today, because I am not insane. And I don’t do that indoor walking thing.  But today we hit thaw… which was nice. … Continue reading

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The Reichshauptstadt strikes back!

Reichshauptstadt… It is one of those brutal German compound words… but all it means is… Empire capital city. 🙂 And… yes. It is fighting back. Today there was more snow… and even more than more snow on the ground? There … Continue reading

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Conquering Berlin…

Feeling a little out of control of my life, and feeling the need to stamp my foot on something, I have decided to conquer Berlin. I need to reduce it. Own it. Make it my bitch. 🙂 Almost five years … Continue reading

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The Soviet Memorial in Treptower Park

Yesterday my ramblings took me to the Soviet Memorial in Treptower Park…  A large memorial and grave site in East Berlin. And I have huge issues with it- some of them probably a little unfair… but we all have our … Continue reading

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Insel Eiswerder

Twas a long’un today! Or… as far as I am concerned it was. In fact, it was my second longest walk to date! And made wearing my new walking outfit… a Valentines day prezzie from my parents. They are being … Continue reading

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