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11th of november
Today was cold, very windy with a mixture of rain, sleet and snow. I decided to stay where I was. Slept, drank and ate a lot, and then slept some more. Wouldn’t you know, the place I am staying has HBO on TV, so I saw the films Fargo, the Dark Knight and Into the Storm.
The latter one was timely as it is Rememberance Day today. In the UK people commemorate the soldiers who fell during active service in war and wear their red poppies. Into the Storm is a convincing portrayal of Winston Churchill during the war years. What a colourful and eccentric guy he was. Good film.
12th of November
The day started wet and gray. I waited a while to decide what to do. At noon I started walking. The route of the Great Wall has gone close to a large river lately, and today I crossed it for the third and final time. As you can see on the map, I am pretty far away from the Great Wall route, which is necessary to get over the river.
Although it was wet and cold, it was quite comfortable to walk. Not too much wind. Looks like there may be more snow tomorrow morning, but then hopefully some better walking weather.
- More snow
First a big thanks to my girlfriend Trude. She has been ever supportive of this project, and always
- Heading for home
Today I walked as far north in the Liaoning loop as I had planned. As I made the turn southwards, I
- Great Wall scouting
On this last stretch on the eastern most part of my route, the terrain is getting more mountainous.
- Arrive at Hushan Great Wall tomorrow
Today was a half day, and I’m grateful for that. My many marathon stretches through Liaoning Provinc
- Chinese media
After the news brief sent by the Norwegian Embassy recently, things are suddenly picking up on the m