In the sticks

We spent our last two nights in the sticks (or boonies, as we call them in the States). The night before last, our closest neighbors were 1/2 mile away and we had to walk back 1 1/2 mile to our cottage after dinner.

Yesterday we started our walk at the lake and gradually climbed 1400 feet over a mountain top. Along the way we walked by two youth hostels.

We encountered our first rain of the hike as we reached the top. Finally our rain jackets came in handy!

When we came down the mountain we came to our third hostel of the day where we spent last night ( no phone or WiFi).

We are now in an area known as the Lake District, a popular tourism area in England.

7 thoughts on “In the sticks

  1. Agnes DeDoncker

    looks like this is a beautiful walk not as difficult as the Mont Blanc a different kind of beautiful

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  2. Terry and Kellie

    you two are awesomely inspiring!!! thank you for letting us live vicariously through you! Wishing you some easier walking …. and a soft chair! Love and hygs from us both

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  3. Iris

    Greetings from Reno. Thank you for sharing the beautiful pictures and your amazing journey. You continue to inspire from afar with your love of nature and life.

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    1. ejiwani Post author

      So good to hear from you. Hope you are doing well. Wishing you all the best in life and beautiful journeys. I still have that beautiful journal you gave me and I cherish it.

      Reply

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