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bou

About bou
Distance

1,203 mi

Time

378:08 h

Recent Activity
  1. bou went for a hike.

    July 31, 2020

    02:18
    7.68 mi
    3.3 mph
    875 ft
    800 ft
    Heidi, Brigitte and 13 others like this.
    1. bou

      After a long hike, the big shoes are attached to my feet again ...
      Brief conclusion: I can still ... 😂😂

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      • July 31, 2020

  2. bou went for a hike.

    July 20, 2020

    01:42
    4.80 mi
    2.8 mph
    375 ft
    475 ft
    Pepe, Mario aus Witten and 15 others like this.
    1. bou

      Done...! Yes, I did it ... 😀😀😀
      Walked from Switzerland to Holland ... I covered the last kilometers almost floating, I really enjoyed my arrival in Holland ...
      Great, wonderful ... 😀
      Forgotten are the exertions, the many climbs, the tired and heavy legs, the oppressive backpack, the sometimes tedious search for accommodation (because of Corona many hotels, restaurants, campsites etc. were closed ...), (with many thanks on " Home front "for active support ... 😍), rain and heat ...
      All that mattered to me now was my experience, the great experience of my hiking trip.
      This remains unforgettable ... With its landscapes, the many animals along the way, the scents of nature ... And: my joy of movement, my own strength ...
      All that remains now is to thank my loyal followers for your "accompaniment" and support, "living with us" and a good tip ...
      Thank you so much ... !!! 😀😀😍

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      • July 20, 2020

  3. bou went for a hike.

    July 20, 2020

    05:02
    1.65 mi
    0.3 mph
    75 ft
    125 ft
    Pepe, Daniel and 9 others like this.
    1. bou

      Well, on the last day of hiking, the Komoot GPS went limp ..., after a few kilometers it stopped working ...
      Still found the way to Maastricht ... 😀
      For the rest of the comment, see day 36, part 2 ...

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      • July 20, 2020

  4. bou went for a hike.

    July 19, 2020

    05:52
    17.2 mi
    2.9 mph
    1,625 ft
    2,050 ft
    Mario aus Witten, Martin and 16 others like this.
    1. bou

      Today: sunny and warm. It still had its slopes, so it was time to sweat again ... 😁
      In the last few days, more and more GR5 goers came towards me. Most were only on the road for a few days. A striking number of young people were there, including women, alone or in pairs ...
      My hiking adventure is almost over now, tomorrow is the last stage ...
      First conclusion: Physically very tired, but otherwise very satisfied, about what has happened in the last five weeks ...

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      • July 19, 2020

  5. bou went for a hike.

    July 18, 2020

    03:34
    10.2 mi
    2.9 mph
    1,250 ft
    1,550 ft
    Mo, Pepe and 14 others like this.
    1. bou

      Banneux, known as a place of pilgrimage (only not with me ... 😁) There were eight appearances of Mary in 1921. Since then hundreds of thousands have come here every year ... I was one of them, but for another reason ...
      Soumagne, known for its "Domaine de Wégimont", a huge leisure area around a manor house, so Kastel, with countless leisure activities and: A nice campsite ... 😀
      And so you keep learning, making new experiences ... 😀
      And with my new knowledge I left the Ardennes and move more and more towards the southernmost province of Holland ...

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      • July 18, 2020

  6. bou went for a hike.

    July 17, 2020

    04:29
    12.9 mi
    2.9 mph
    2,625 ft
    1,500 ft
    Heidi, Märu and 15 others like this.
    1. bou

      Again the altitude meters are deceptive. According to the altitude profile, I started this morning at -20 m ... well ..., blub, blub ... 😀😀
      Otherwise I stayed dry, it was covered, but it wasn't raining. It was even pleasant ... 😀
      And that's how it should be ... 😀😀

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      • July 17, 2020

  7. bou went for a hike.

    July 16, 2020

    04:24
    11.5 mi
    2.6 mph
    1,850 ft
    2,000 ft
    Martin, Brigitte and 17 others like this.
    1. bou

      It was predicted. And they came. The rain and the drop in temperature ...
      The rain started when I wanted to get started. And stopped for a long time when I arrived in Spa. Perfect timing...
      😁
      It was also a shame the fog went over a beautiful plateau in front of Spa, but the view was gone ...
      Well, tomorrow the weather should be better ...

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      • July 16, 2020

  8. bou went for a hike.

    July 15, 2020

    03:46
    10.9 mi
    2.9 mph
    1,175 ft
    1,450 ft
    Martin, Heidi and 16 others like this.
    1. bou

      The stage was not long today, I had a lot of time to practice the "art of walking slowly". Not only did I try to slow down the walking pace, no, initially I used almost every opportunity to sit down somewhere. For a few minutes ...
      There were felled trees, there were a number of benches with different seating qualities. Unfortunately, I have to say that the Belgians should do some catching up on "anatomy of the body while sitting" ... There were real "back torments" ...
      But I should continue to perfect the art of slow running, it just worked poorly ...
      But I stay tuned ... 😀😀

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      • July 15, 2020

  9. bou went for a hike.

    July 14, 2020

    Heidi, Mo and 17 others like this.
    1. bou

      I walk lightly through this friendly landscape. Things are going up a little, I'm sweating.
      Cows on the side of the road stare at me silently, several flies buzz around my head. I'll take it easy ...
      Life means well with me right now. The head is responsible for planning and logistics, the legs are responsible for running. A reasonable division ...
      Carefree. The only question is what the place of accommodation looks like. Hotel, Chambre d'Hotes, campsite ... Depending on needs and situation ... Otherwise everything is open and free. And this is so nice about long-distance hiking or trekking ...
      I think this could go on for a while ...
      😀😍

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      • July 14, 2020

  10. bou went for a hike.

    July 13, 2020

    06:02
    17.3 mi
    2.9 mph
    2,650 ft
    2,025 ft
    Daniel, Ros and 17 others like this.
    1. bou

      Saying goodbye to Luxembourg was not easy. The last 5km on the bank of the river "Our" were wonderful to walk. Flat, shady, with beautiful grazing light from early sunshine ...
      Once over the border to Belgium came the first climb, more followed ... Then the heat made itself felt, sweating was announced ...
      But a fresh shower after the hike quickly made her forget ...
      Tomorrow we continue ...

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      • July 13, 2020