Wednesday, 21 December 2011

A walk, a camp and a touch of snow.

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I set off late towards Tisvilde Hegn and after leaving the station I headed into the forest, it was a cool, grey cold evening. But what really surprised me how calm it was, the sea was calm and with no breeze there was nothing to be heard. I wandered through the forest admiring the various twisted shapes of the trees, but being so dull the camera was struggling. After a while I set up camp and settled in for the night. Settling down after dinner I listened to Bob and Andy and their Christmas in a Tent podcast quite impressive and funny especially when the strong gusts of wind hit the tent, a contrast to my location. Soon I was nodding off to sleep to the sound of a Pearl Owl and later a Tawny Owl. IMGP2101

I awoke during the night to the sound of light rain, which I realised in the morning was snow.

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It was still snowing lightly as I exited the trailstar.
After packing I followed the coastline before heading inland, admiring the twisted pines with their light covering of snow.
I soon returned to the beach and looked out on a very calm sea with a few walkers out enjoying the calm. IMGP2121
I was amazed to see that the sword is still in the rock it appeared refreshed with its dusting of snow.
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For me it was back to the train and then home.

In closing have a happy holiday season and enjoy the trails wherever you may be.

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