Travel theme: Walking

I’ve been doing a lot of walking recently, and it always amazes me how my perception of a place changes when I take the time to explore on foot, rather than using a car or public transport. This week’s theme is an homage to my favourite mode of transport and some of the best exercise out there…whether you’re walking the dog in Tramore….

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…tightrope-walking in Seattle

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…walking the green stripe on the evening before Paddy’s Day

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… walking over Arches red rocks in the rain…foggy arches national park girl umbrella monsoon season utah walking climbing

…walking with a heavy load in Guatemala

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…and walking with roses in Rome.

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So can I tempt you to skip the gym and take a walk on the wild side with me instead? If you would like to join in (everyone’s welcome!) here’s what to do:

  • Create your own post and title it Travel theme: Walking
  • Include a link to this page in your post so others can find it too
  • Watch out for the next travel theme which will come out next weekend
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❤ Ailsa

Writing is like walking in a deserted street. Out of the dust in the street you make a mud pie. – John le Carre

Walking is man’s best medicine. – Hippocrates

Walking is the natural recreation for a man who desires not absolutely to suppress his intellect but to turn it out to play for a season. All great men of letters have therefore been enthusiastic walkers. – Leslie Stephen

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