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Why are pilgrim walks popular again?

 

Posted on October 10, 2015  by Tony Maskill-Rogan 

 

After generations of slumber, many of the pilgrim paths of Ireland are reawakening. Some of Europe's oldest penitential walkways – most reaching ...

 

Posted in Irish Times 

 

 

Burn more calories while walking by varying strolling speed, scientists say

 

Posted on October 19, 2015  by Tony Maskill-Rogan 

 

In fact, there are very few situations were people walk at a steady pace. … It also showed that people naturally increased their walking speed when covering long distances and ...

 

Posted in The Independent

 

 

7 secular pilgrimages that could change your life

 

Posted on October 23, 2015 by Tony Maskill-Rogan

 

You can do the whole pilgrimage in roughly six weeks. A hot spring hotel to soothe aches and pains at the end of the day is never far away. This is one ...

 

Posted in CNN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Walking can be a dangerous sport.  Walkers should always be suitably equipped, including carrying and knowing how to use a map and compass.