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Monthly Archives: July 2019

Day 103

Start:  Worbis Finish:  Gieboldahausen Distance:  18 Total:  1559 I never really know what I will stumble into when I start my day. Today was one of the most interesting days I’ve had, and I had no idea it was coming.  The day started out innocently enough when I walked out the hotel door after breakfast … Continue reading »

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Day 102

Start:  Muhlhausen Finish:  Worbis Distance:  16 Total:  1541 Today was a straightforward 16 miles across more farmland. The weather was a little warmer than it has been for the last few days. Even though it stayed overcast, I was comfortable walking in a short sleeve shirt.  The day got started with a very good breakfast … Continue reading »

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Day 101

Start:  Eckardtsleben  Finish:  Mulhausen Distance:  16 Total:  1525 Today’s 16 miles was a mile longer than I’d planned, but HALLELUJAH, I found the bike trail and didn’t set foot on the highway all day. I’d like to credit myself with this turn of good fortune, but the fact is I just accidentally ended up on … Continue reading »

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Day 100

Start:  Ohrdruf  Finish:  Eckardtsleben Distance:  19 Total:  1509 Today is Day 100!  That’s 100 down; 50 to go.  It was a pretty tough day because the route was almost totally on the busy highway.  I got started this morning at 8:30 after breakfast at the hotel. I had a couple of miles on backroads but … Continue reading »

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Day 99

Start:  Suhl Finish:  Ohrdruf Distance:  19 Total:  1490 After a fantastic day of rest yesterday, I was pumped up about walking today. And the day did not disappoint. After an amazing breakfast at the hotel in Suhl, I got out the door at 7:45. The skies were gray and the temperature in the high 40s, … Continue reading »

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Day 98

Start:  Suhl Finish:  Suhl Distance:  0 Total:  1471 Today was a great day to not walk. It has been raining on and off all day and the temperatures were very cool.  Last night after I posted my blog, I went down to the hotel restaurant and joined my new friends, the Prince family from Burleson … Continue reading »

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Day 97

Start:  Hildburghausen Finish:  Suhl Distance:  18 Total:  1471 Today was planned to be a straightforward 15 mile walk to the nice city of Suhl. It turned into an 18 mile power walk to keep from getting caught in thunderstorms.  Today’s weather called for thunder showers beginning at noon in my destination of Suhl. I got … Continue reading »

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Day 96

Start:  Coburg Finish:  Hildburghausen Distance:  18 Total:  1453 Today was pretty much a grind. It had all those things that make the day seem like it will never end; walking on the highway, uphill, and rain at the end of the day. I was glad it was over when I got to my destination.  Last … Continue reading »

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Day 95

Start:  Bad Staffelstein  Finish:  Coburg Distance:  13 Total:  1435 Another beautiful day in central Germany.  Last night’s rest was good, breakfast was good, the weather today was just perfect, and I only had to walk 13 miles so overall, it was a mighty fine day.  After a short walk to get out of the small … Continue reading »

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Day 94

Start:  Bamberg Finish:  Bad Staffelstein Distance:  17 Total:  1422 Guten tag from the beautiful little town of Bad Staffelstein, Bavaria. Today I had a great 17 mile walk north from Bamberg through several small villages and am beginning to get back into the hills after several days of relatively flat terrain.  I got started at … Continue reading »

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