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The Bibbulmun Track: my next charity challenge

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After my April 2012 trek in Tasmania, I returned to Perth, where I arranged a day trip down to the Tree Top Walkway and Valley of the Giants, in the South-West corner of the state. Whilst at the walkway, I spotted a sign to the Bibbulmun Track, which passes through the region. It reminded me of a post I put up back in July 2011, and I thought, with one goal achieved, I would share it again, with some exciting updates;

Chiltern Way 9: Cow Roast to Chalk Hill

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Anyone who watched the impressive Thames Jubilee Pageant, on the Sunday, would see that it wasn’t the best day to be out and about. After taking a drenching the day before, I chose not to put myself through the rinse cycle on the next leg of the Chiltern Way, and stayed in to watch the royal procession. Next day, though, I was back at Cow Roast, on the Grand Union Canal, a brighter day promised.

Chiltern Way 8: Saunderton to Cow Roast

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My troublesome shoulder always puts me in a lackadaisical frame of mind, and so when I was awoken by the pain on Friday morning, I quickly bailed on a Jubilee Weekend trip up to the Lake District. The thought of five hours driving never appeals to me, but throw in a constant need to reposition and rest my arm, it wasn’t a difficult decision.