The Cumbria Way, Day 1: Carlisle to Caldbeck

"So how many of your friends are going with you?" Asked the taxi driver en route to the station at stupid o' clock in the morning. "Oh, I'm by myself" "Really? I'd never let my daughter do that!" "That's fair, you said your daughter was seven, it would be rough on a seven year old" … Continue reading The Cumbria Way, Day 1: Carlisle to Caldbeck

The Cumbria Way: Introduction, Itinerary and Kit List

The county of Cumbria has been on quite the global journey in the last 500 million years. Back then it sat, along with the rest of England and Wales, in the landmass of Avalonia that floated around the South Pole. Scotland and Northern Ireland were quite separate; lying somewhere near the equator as part of … Continue reading The Cumbria Way: Introduction, Itinerary and Kit List