Day 49

Waterside Road-End to Glasgow - 16.8 miles (760.7 total) Today was supposed to be the first of 2 rest days, which I had sort of planned because it is Elizabeth's birthday. However, as she was working, and therefore not at home, I decided to move Sunday's planned walk, to Glasgow, forward to today (Friday) and …

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Day 48

Kilmarnock to Waterside Road-End - 7 miles (743.9 total) My original plan upon reaching Scotland was to take the Annandale Way north from Gretna, link up with the Southern Upland Way and head west, through the Leadhills (Lowther Hills), via Wanlockhead to Sanquhar. When I plotted the day from Beattock to Wanlockhead (the highest village …

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Day 47

Sorn to Kilmarnock - 13.3 miles (736.9 total) Another beautiful, sunny day with hardly a cloud in the sky. Today was back to roadwalking. There were no obvious paths between Sorn and Galston, which was my link for an onward route to Kilmarnock. So, the quickest and straightest way to get to Galston was to …

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