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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.