Onward to Aylesford…

Hi. Today we started in Wrotham-pronounced Rootham-(where to keep up with last year’s walking theme, Jane Austen visited in 1800 and wrote bits of Pride and Prejudice).

The walk this morning was to Halling, a village by the River Medway. Much of it was through delightful woodland and in lovely sunshine.

Halling is about 4 miles from Rochester and there was once a grand Palace there for the Bishops. Not much left now though there is of the Church next door.

This afternoon was a bit less exciting including walking through a housing estate and a sewage farm! And we did get some a number of drenchings. The waterproofs held out (and cover the rucksack) even though the Cape is so bright I can be seen from space! In total, Strava reckoned we did well over 16 miles today and my feet feel like it!

When I walk these sort of distances I think of all those who have to trek long distances each day just to survive; who have less belongings in total than those on my back. Who have to march for miles through dangerous Bush to escape assailants. I too could have been born in Myanmar or Nigeria. I have so much to be thankful for and I hope I can make a difference to their lives. Please walk with them too.

Thanks for your support.

Published by adrian60

Turning 60 is a door to a new decade. I want to use these years positively, starting with the next one. So I want it to be a year of trying different things as well as familiar one and to do a couple of challenges. 60 things at 60 with the aim of raising £6 000 for the charity Open Doors, serving persecuted Christians around the world, many who live with very little. Would you be part of the adventure with me?

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