Tag Archives: Hadrian’s Wall path

I found the tree from “Robin Hood”

During my walk along Hadrian’s Wall, I discovered the tree that was used in the filming of Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves with Kevin Costner and Morgan Freeman. Remember this scene? I am not sure though why Robin Hood is … Continue reading

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God is up there

I liked how the sign with the arrow supplemented the “God” message. But I don’t trust people who are up all night. (Photographed in Carlisle towards the end of Hadrian’s Wall Path.)

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Hiking is for Everyone – or is it?

Ever since I went on my first long-distance walk, the Hadrian’s Wall Path in England, I have been wondering: “Why am I only bumping into other white folks?” In most British cities, there was a vibrant and colorful diversity of … Continue reading

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Opening Times

During my walk along Hadrian’s Wall I came across a place where I hoped to get some food and my early morning Coca Cola. It was around 8 in the morning, but I had already been walking for a few … Continue reading

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The Photographer and the Models

Some photographers complain about their models; that they never do what you tell them, that they think they are the better photographers, that they constantly criticize and nag and that they are a spoiled bunch of people. I don’t have … Continue reading

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Hadrian’s Wall Path – My Advice

After having walked the Hadrian’s Wall Path in June 2011, I have some practical advice for anyone who is thinking about doing the same, especially fellow wild campers: Take as little as possible with you. This is the single most … Continue reading

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Walking along Hadrian’s Wall

“My shoulders are aching from the weight of the backpack, the sun is burning, the wind is blowing me backwards, I am running out of water already and I still have 125 km to go.” This was the entry in … Continue reading

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