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I Hike Hadrians Wall across England

There are many crazy things I like to do in life. One is walking long distances! I have walked several long distance tracks in Australia, the UK and New Zealand now including the famed NZ Milford track.  One of my goals was to walk the width of England from the Irish Sea to the North Sea following the path of Hadrian’s wall. 84 miles (140km) long. And I did it! It took seven days walking West to East. To back track, Hadrian’s Wall was built in the 2nd Century AD by the order of the Roman Emperor…

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Walking across England

I am writing this from a cute old hotel in the northern English countryside. Am staying here as one of the way stops on my walk from the Irish Sea on the west coast of England to the North Sea, a distance of 141 km ( 84 miles). The walk follows the 2000 year old Roman wall built by Emperor Hadrian to keep the Scots out of Britannia! This walk is part of my goal to walk 500 000 steps in September to raise funds for cerebral palsy. I will do a post soon on…

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