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11-01-2021, 06:41 PM
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I used to do a lot of hiking and backpacking, but thanks to my tired old legs and The Lockdown I hardly did anything last year, 2020
I tried going on short local walks to the park and around local streets, but didn't think much of it

But now, like everyone else I expect, I'm getting a bit fed up and frustrated
By the time the weather improves and, hopefully, this current Lockdown has eased off a bit, I will have been largely indoors for the best part of a year.
So I'll make a better effort to get out and about this year

I've been watching a fair amount of YouTube and have come across Richard Vobes
He does short, easy walks mostly around Worthing and The Downs, chatting and commenting as he goes along; just wearing ordinary clothes, no special hiking gear

I suppose they're a sort of glass half full or half empty situation
You might find them boring and pathetic, or interesting and inspirational, as they show how you can enjoy walking in ordinary surroundings, and find points of interest

So i'll dredge up some of my old hippy zen, and see what I can manage in my area

He seems to have a few channels. Search YT for -

Richard Vobes
Quest For England
The Bald Explorer
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11-01-2021, 06:43 PM
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I enjoy everything about walking.
Thanks for sharing.
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11-01-2021, 06:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Bratti ->
I enjoy everything about walking.
Thanks for sharing.
You might like this -

There is a walk all the way around London.
Officially it's called The London Outer Orbital Path, but usually just The London Loop - again, Search YT

I doubt if I'l ever do it, or the area used by Richard Vobes, but it shows how you can find odd paths, minor roads, and so on, and join them up to go walking almost anywhere

And as you might expect, once you start following the links & prompts on YT you'll find all sorts of stuff
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11-01-2021, 07:13 PM
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Thank you zuludog but I live in rural Canada. Most of my walks are off track following paths through the forest , hilly meadows or the lake shore. I get to see lots of wildlife and beautiful scenery.


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11-01-2021, 07:36 PM
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Wow! Bratti - you live in a beautiful part of the world!
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11-01-2021, 07:41 PM
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Thank you Silver Tabby. I really do and I’m very grateful for it.
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Originally Posted by zuludog ->
You might like this -

There is a walk all the way around London.
Officially it's called The London Outer Orbital Path, but usually just The London Loop - again, Search YT

I doubt if I'l ever do it, or the area used by Richard Vobes, but it shows how you can find odd paths, minor roads, and so on, and join them up to go walking almost anywhere

And as you might expect, once you start following the links & prompts on YT you'll find all sorts of stuff
Where are some of the places you like to walk?
Do you ever take pictures?
How far do you usually walk?
How often do you walk?
Do you walk alone, with a friend, or a dog?
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11-01-2021, 09:19 PM
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I love walking - anywhere, in any weather.

This is me on a walk this morning with my daughter.


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11-01-2021, 11:52 PM
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Beautiful picture Carol. How lovely that you get along so well.Thatís truly. fabulous.
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12-01-2021, 06:55 PM
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Living in a heavily urbanised area there are plenty of easy walks, but no nice scenery. Concrete, bricks and tarmac as far as the eye can see - which isn't very far on an urban street - don't really lift the soul. I envy people with a bit of actual scenery near them!
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