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#48walks, Collieston, Scotland, North Sea

Scottish Coastal Walk (9/48)

We walked the Eastern Scottish Coast on Saturday afternoon and it was crazy windy. The walk took us along a cliff above the sea and I was a weensy bit worried one of us was going to blow away. The wind was blowing all this sea foam into piles on the shore and after we …

Tyrebagger Walk, #48walks, Scotland, Forest

Walking Tyrebagger Forest 4/48

It is amazing how wonderful it is to see the sunshine after it has been clouded over for days and days! [pe2-image src=”http://lh3.ggpht.com/-0RtJ20FPC94/UvZwsaRnEWI/AAAAAAAAHyo/HFImFxcf-b0/s144-c-o/DSCF0594.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/100212479652479288017/20140208TyrebaggerWalk?authkey=Gv1sRgCPnn9rfKvu6BWw#5978089463650652514″ caption=”” type=”image” alt=”DSCF0594.JPG” ] We drug the boys out on Saturday morning because the rain came back later in the day. It was cold and muddy but it was so wonderful …

Bucksburn, Scotland, #48walks, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire

Walking Alone in Aberdeen 3/48

Here’s my last January walk! After six straight days of rain in Aberdeen, I decided to get out by myself in the area last Thursday. I have been trying to go for longer walks when I’m alone because I’m hoping to go on a really long walk in the not too distant future. Plus I …

Bennachie in January, #48walks, Scotland, Highlands

Bennachie in January (2/48)

Happy Monday, friends! We only managed to get 2 of 4 kiddos out for walk 2 of 48. We headed to an already familiar (and favorite) nearby set of hiking trails, Bennachie. It certainly looks different in winter, but still beautiful! I do love seeing all the other walks shared in the Facebook group and …

Seven Bridges Walk in Ballater, Scotland, #48walks, country walks

Seven Bridges Walk (1/48)

Happy Monday, friends! I am high as a kite today about the response to the new project, #48walks. Lots of wonderful walks were shared over the weekend in the Facebook group and on Instagram! You can still jump in and walk with us this year in any way you like! Joining and sharing and tagging …

Chapel of St. Lesmo, Glen Tanar, Scotland

Chapel of St. Lesmo

Whenever I come across an old chapel on one of our walks in the country, I want to stop for a while. Sometimes I lag behind my family while I circle a church, and if I really want to get behind, I walk all the way inside. The Chapel of St. Lesmo is usually closed …

Lake District, England, United Kingdom, Cumbria

Hiking in England: Lake District

 [pe2-image src=”http://lh4.ggpht.com/-Ia-mThc5L7g/UpRzW0JsSLI/AAAAAAAAEf8/7nG75HcOK0w/s144-c-o/IMG_3025.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/100212479652479288017/LakeDistrictHikingTrails#5950507843456878770″ caption=”Processed with VSCOcam with c1 preset” type=”image” alt=”IMG_3025.JPG” pe2_single_image_size=”w559″ pe2_single_video_size=”w559″ ] Family Hiking in the Lake District While we were in the Lake District, we did five different walks together as a family. All of our walks were fairly “lightweight” compared to what many of the other hillwalkers we met were doing, …

Lake District, England, United Kingdom, Cumbria, Buttermere YHA

Besotted With Buttermere

A Family Hostel Stay At The Buttermere YHA It’s always a bit of a puzzle to figure out accommodation for a family of six. If we stay in a hotel, we need two rooms, since our kids are growing like weeds and cannot be bundled together as easily anymore. Getting two hotel rooms for several …

The North Sea Walk, Windy Seas, Wheat Fields, Scotland

North Sea Walk

North Sea Walk Sometimes, on Sunday afternoon, when everyone is feeling lazy or there is homework to be done, or you have already made a long walk to and from church, no one much wants to go for a walk by the sea. In such cases as these, it is best to go along anyway. …