Tag Archives: Dartmoor

A Thousand Miles of History XXXXI: An Unexpected Encounter…

We took to the backroads again, nodding to Drake’s statue as we passed through Tavistock once more, climbing up towards Dartmoor. On our way south, the mists had closed around us completely and we had seen little more of the … Continue reading

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Ghost Roads ~ Mick Canning

Reblogged from Mick Canning: I love old roads that have fallen into disuse, or been relegated to the role of footpath. There is one a few miles away on the edge of the next town. It used to be part … Continue reading

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Veiled ~ Alethea Kehas #writephoto

Her eyes searched the mist, over-looking the chasm. Sometimes the heart is blind to fear, and hers beat only to the destination. Rocks piled like stone sentinels watched, beckoning her footsteps. “Welcome home,” they whispered. Below three rings shivered in … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History V: Into the mists …

I have always loved Dartmoor. It a place so rich in ancient remains that you could spend a lifetime exploring and never reach the end of it. There is a higher concentration of Bronze Age remains here than anywhere else… … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History IV: Where the earth leads your feet…

While the workshop weekend was officially over, the adventure had only just begun. We said farewell to the Cumbrian contingent, who had a very long drive ahead of them, and the rest of us headed into Dorchester in search of … Continue reading

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Running Away to Walk ~ John Bainbridge

Reblogged from John Bainbridge at Walking the Old Ways: Here’s an extract from my walking autobiography Wayfarer’s Dole, recalling how all this walking really started… The other day, thinking back on my many rambles, I remembered the time I deserted … Continue reading

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Dartmoor’s Merrivale Settlement Shrouded in Mist ~ Alethea Kehas

Reblogged from Not Tomatoes: “We can do Merrivale,” Larissa had announced after researching the sites of Brentor that were on our drive home. This time we were taking the scenic route to drive through a bit of the park. “We’ve … Continue reading

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