Daleville to Luray

It’s been nearly two weeks since I last updated this blog, and finally – FINALLY – we are having a day off, in the town of Luray in Virginia. We have had a few resupply trips into towns in the meantime, but to be honest by the time we’ve got … Read More

Damascus to Pearisburg

The first day out of town was full of the optimism that comes with better-than-expected weather and new shoes. Neil had played it safe with a replacement pair of Hoka Speedgoat 5 trail shoes, while I had decided to try Topo Traverse shoes. These are really popular on the AT, … Read More

Wet walking in woods

On trail at last! We are two days in, and so far so good – in spite of some terrible weather! When our train arrived in Atlanta on Saturday morning, we were picked up by trail angel Stephanie (trail angels are kind-hearted folk who help out hikers on long trails), … Read More

New York stopover

Having never been to New York before, I was a bit intimidated by the idea of navigating our way around the city looking very much like the bimbly tourists that we are. But Neil was adamant he wanted to fly to New York then take the train to Atlanta in … Read More

All geared up!

Feeling incredibly grateful right now for all the support I’m getting for this adventure! First of all, a huge enormous thank you to everyone who has sponsored me to do this hike and donated to Cancer Research UK. I really appreciate it, it’s a great cause, and the more sponsorship … Read More