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Monthly Archives: October 2007

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another day another thames path walk
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more geocaching (three passed, three found)
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more didcot power station
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plenty more walking
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even more didcot power station
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more gorgeous scenery (this one spotted by kezia who asked me to take the photo
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more pollution (and cheap boating gloves)
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more lovely bridges
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and more upmarket pill boxes
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more pooh stick bridges (in fact this is home to an annual pooh stick competition which happens every year)
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and plenty of lovely churches (although this didn’t have any decent hassocks)
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back to work today. humph.

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it’s half term week so i’ve taken two days off work so we can crack on with the thames path.
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we picked up back where we started off in lower radley, this time heading for culham lock
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i liked this stretch as there was lots of variety of countryside – woods, open farmland, a town (abbingdon shown above), posh houses on the side of river … and geocaching opportunities
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it was also nice to see didcot power station on the horizon for much of the walk. i love it’s dramaticness and electricitynes.
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usual signposts along the route so we didn’t get lost.
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we were joined by Mike and BR this time too which made our party to 8. here are some signs.
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kezia befriended some snails about half way round so carried them the rest of the way. she liked their wigglyness.
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ooh. another sign.
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we’re back to the path tomorrow to pick up where we left off.

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mmm. think we might be getting hooked on this. we passed 4 geocaching points on our thames walk yesterday. we found two and failed on another two. the problem of doing them in the middle of a 7ish mile walk is that you can’t stop for an hour and do a thorough search. but it helped break the walk up and was all good fun.
here is esther with one of the caches.
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and here is a bridge where we didn’t find one.
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