Taking A Walk

Walking Down US Highway 11 – Winchester, Virginia to Louisiana

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Day 52 – Fog, Old Gas Stations, Old Car, Old Town, Few People

October 6th, 2009 · 4 Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Today I walked 16 miles through the fog and humidity. I went near the town of Knoxville (I think I did) and through the town of Eutaw, Alabama. The weather was the story for most of the day. At 7:30AM I was in a heavy fog at 68 degrees. When in the […]

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Tags: Alabama · Greene County

Day 40 – Georgia

September 22nd, 2009 · 3 Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Today I walked out of the southern end of Chattanooga, TN and through Wildwood, Morganville, New England, and Trenton, GA – 14 miles. The big news of the day is that I did not get wet by rain (lots of perspiration though). These area has been deluged the past week, but none […]

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Tags: Dade County · Georgia · Hamilton County · Tennessee

Day 35 – Frost!

October 29th, 2008 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Today we walked through Lenoir City and Loudon, Tennessee. We covered 18 miles for the second straight day. The skies were clear last night, and the temperatures plummeted to 30 degrees F. Thankfully, it wasn’t windy during the morning. It was windy in the afternoon, but the temperatures had climbed to almost […]

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Tags: Knox County · Loudon County · Tennessee

Day 23 – Churches and Memorials

October 11th, 2008 · 4 Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Today we walked through Atkins and Marion, Virginia. The weather was lousy again this morning. It is cool and wet so you wear a rain jacket, but it is also warm enough that you perspire heavily under the jacket. Ick. We covered 12 miles. Atkins is a wide place in the road, […]

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Tags: Smyth County · Virginia

Day 20 – The VW Graveyard and a BIG Hill

October 7th, 2008 · 2 Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Today we walked through Dublin and Pulaski, Virginia. We covered about 17 miles. The weather continues to be great. Most of the walking today was through the country side. We started north of Dublin and a railroad track was 50 feet to my left. No trains though. I saw a large house […]

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Tags: Pulaski County · Virginia

Day 7 – The Curse of the Golden Mile

September 17th, 2008 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Today we walked through Toms Brook, Maurertown, Woodstock, and Edinburg, Virginia. We covered 16.5 miles (a new record). The weather was 55 degrees F in the morning and in the high 70s in the afternoon. Great weather. These are all “main street” towns in that Highway 11 becomes Main Street as it […]

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Tags: Shenandoah County · Virginia

Day Four – September 1, 2008

September 12th, 2008 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Karen and I walked from Purcellville to Berryville, Virginia. Purcellville is in Loudon County while Berryville is the county seat of Clarke County. This is 15 miles and took six hours of walking. Here is a photo of the Clarke County Courthouse in Berryville. This walk was all done on Route 7. […]

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Tags: Clarke County · Loudon County · Virginia