Monthly Archives: July 2012

26 – Swale to Sittingbourne

As we waved goodbye to Kingsferry Bridge for the last time, we elected to do only a short walk today. We were back on the Saxon Shore Way having finished our detour around the Isle of Sheppey.  The first part of our … Continue reading

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25 – Warden to Swale

This week the start of our walk was along the busy Leysdown Road, a narrow route with no verge.  Cars travelled at speed.  One look at this dangerous road persuaded my wife that a hi-viz jacket was required.  She put it on and I was dazzled by her radiance … Continue reading

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Coastal Path Holiday: Mount Teide

Mount Teide stands at 12,198 feet and is a dormant volcano.  It is the highest point of Tenerife, and indeed Spain itself.  Our coach was lucky to make it up.  The day before a forest fire had broken out in the hills … Continue reading

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Coastal Path Holiday: Costa Adeje

We went on holiday this week and decided to continue our coastal walking overseas.  We were in Costa Adeje (pronounced Adeckee), a resort in the southwest of Tenerife.  Our walk today was a short one, starting outside our hotel, heading north up the coast for … Continue reading

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24 – Warden to Warden

The first half of this walk was glorious.  The sun was out, the tide was in, and the waters gently lapped at the sand.  Despite the weather the beaches were virtually deserted.  The smell of the freshly applied sun cream to … Continue reading

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