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Lake District in the Fall, Family Hiking in The Lake District

Saying Yes To Walking

The first time I visited the Lake District with my family, it rained for almost all of the three days we were there, and I still drove away madly in love and scheming about when I could get back.  The bright green, grass-covered trails and lakes surrounded by autumn colors left me wanting more, despite …

Coast to Coast Highs

Over the last couple of months, I’ve been sharing my favorite stories from the Coast to Coast, so today I’m keeping it short and simple with a photo essay of the high points from the walk. Not our spiritual highs, but the actual physical high points of the walk. Day 1: Dent Hill Day 2: …

The Group of 13 in the Midst, Fellow Pilgrims, Coast to Coast, #48walks

Coast to Coast: Fellow Pilgrims

One of the great joys of walking the Coast to Coast with an extrovert was that we met tons of other people along the way. Diane was always willing to say, “Hello. We’re walking the Coast to Coast. How about you?” Endlessly enchanting in all her Southern charm, Diane has a beautiful gift of being …

Snapshots of Tea, Tea on the Coast to Coast

Coast to Coast: Upon Arrival

Upon Arrival: Coast to Coast Lodgings Discovering our particular establishments among the small hotels and B&Bs in the villages along the Coast to Coast was like a treasure hunt waiting for us at the end of each day’s walk. When we arrived at our new place to sleep each night, we were usually greeted like …

Coast to Coast, England, MacsAdventure, Yorkshire, Lake District

Coast to Coast: Rising to the Occasion

Coast to Coast: Beginnings Rising to the Occasion A year ago I had never before heard the name of Alfred Wainwright, but I had recently met one of many great hillwalkers who have walked in his footsteps. Hillwalker was a term with which I was just beginning to become familiar, having previously only used the …

Windermere, #LiveMoreYHA, YHA Windermere, Lake District, England

A Walk to Windermere {England} (25/48)

Walking in the Lake District: Windermere There’s a reason the Lake District has inspired poets and wanderers for so many years. We fell in love on our first visit last October, and I have been watching for an opportunity to return. When we mapped our route home from Switzerland and decided that I would be …

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 …

Lake District, England, United Kingdom, Cumbria, Sheep

Snapshots of the Lake District

Sharing a few Instagram snapshots of the Lake District today for #IGTravelThursday, a link up for those who love Instagram + Travel.  I also found a very fun list today of 100 Fantastic Instagram Accounts to Follow for Travelers.  Instagram is definitely changing the way we plan and share our travels! Yesterday I put up …