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These boots were made for walking

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Ivinghoe Beacon seen looking north from The Ridgeway

I’m not always in stilettos you know. No, no. Actually I have excellent tramping credentials and have managed in the past to lurch around Macchu Picchu, Abel Tasman and Milford Sound, along with several British mountains.

Nowhere near the effort, yet somehow harder to complete, is a decent Chilterns walk. I had hoped to provide you lots of lovely routes and photos this year, but I’m having issues with my toddler who is being totally unreasonable and refuses to walk more than 4 miles at a time.

However, I have found a temporary solution to the problem. In the strange cyber fog in which I find myself these days, I’ve come across a fantastic blog called Walk The Chilterns, which basically does what it says on the tin. Rachel, a local girl in her 20s, spends huge swathes of her time tramping around and reporting it in loving detail. She’s besotted with the area and it shows.  Her walks are really joyful to read.

Take a look here and let us know if you try them out.

PS Her latest post is called ‘a muddy long way to go’. That’s serendipity for you!

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2 comments on “These boots were made for walking”

  • Jo Metz April 15, 2012

    Love that first line! xx

    • Muddy Stilettos April 15, 2012

      Christ Jo, you’re quick off the mark. I only just sent that through! x


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