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Here is my map of my renewed appreciation for the green spaces surrounding the town that I live in. This town used to be the centre of British glassmaking. Now, only one glass cone survives in Wordesley, which you can walk to along the canal towpath. Stourbridge is surrounded by green belt area and you can walk from one green or wooded area to the other easily on a nice day, ending the day with the best fish and chips you will ever eat. You are always sure to make dog friends with a few good boys along the way!
As the world’s first Garden City, Letchworth was created with both of those two attributes in mind. A place for hustle and bustle of city life with restaurants, coffee shops and all the local shops you’ll need, nestled in the expanse of green open spaces with trees, parks and leisure facilities all around.
I discovered this walk while doing one of the parts of the Green Chain walk in London. It was a surprise to me to discover the statues of the dinosaurs and the Maze. I had seen mazes like that in movies but never in reality so it was super fun to go inside and find the exit. The whole park is kind of magical and it is interesting to imagine the Crystal Palace which doesn’t exist anymore because of a big fire. The only parts remaining from the palace are the terraces and a tiny bit square but you can still imagine how big it was and how beautiful the place used to be.
This map shows a small circular route round a beautiful part of North Bristol. I live locally so it's wonderful to celebrate its beautiful history and architecture as well as its niche independent shops, bakeries and restaurants.
I come from the Italian Apennines and spend much of my time over there at my grandma's home. One of the things I've always loved the most is taking a very long walk across the valley on Sunday mornings that starts from home to Bedonia, a town in the center of the Taro valley. It's a long walk into the green fields and a lot of fresh air at the edge of the wood. It's not unusual, during the walk, to meet hedgehogs and sometimes even deers or a fox.
Once in town I go get focaccia bread, have a walk around the colorful houses and tiny streets and go back home ready for lunch after a 10 km walk and many hills. I have happened to walk even further along the river, up to Compiano's Castle, but then after a couple of times I realized it was a little too much for a morning walk..!
Here’s another illustrated map from Mykadelica! Following on from last years map, in which I charted my route to my local supermarket, I thought I would show you what I saw when I was allowed to venture a little further... I spotted this squirrel while doing exercise in Regents Park - its darting around seemed to suggest an imaginary route known only to itself - so I decided to draw some of it!
My favourite walk is a local jaunt that takes about 30 minutes. Along narrow pathways surrounded by trees and filled with a diversity of wildlife. The changing of the seasons means there’s always something new to discover. Chattering birds, sheep that pretend to ignore you, hungry ducks and a pair of Swans, who return each year to nest. A large, fluffy Maine Coon walks up and down the road, greeting anyone willing to stop and stoke it. There’s also a historic, manor farm with a dovecote, the building and grounds of which have been used in film sets and for Shakespearean productions during the summer months.
Sefton Park is a popular place for stroll within the city of Liverpool. Its bandstand was said to have influenced the Beatles song, ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’. The Palmhouse is an iconic Victorian glasshouse and the boating lake is home to a variety of ducks, swans and even herons. You must throw some coins into the waterfall pool at the Fairy Glen and make a wish -then go to see how many creatures you can find engraved in the statue of Peter Pan! No wonder it’s a family favourite place to visit on Merseyside.
I love markets, I love to walk though the stalls, to look for fun things or things I need. I can spend hours walking around big markets everywhere in the world. This year this has been a recurrent and nice walk, the one we are allowed to do to and through the neighbourhood market.
This is the route to my favorite castle that I often go to. It takes about an hour from my house to that point, which is a good walking course :) What is depicted in this illustration is the things I found along the way. The route is a little bit complicated and I often get lost, so I always use them as "guides" to reach the castle.
The ‘24 Stops’ walk or also called Rehberger-Weg is around 5 km long, runs between Switzerland and Germany and links two of my favorite museums - Fondation Beyeler and Vitra Campus & Vitra Design Museum. Along the path are placed 24 sculptures, created by the artist Tobias Rehberger. The route runs through meadows, vineyards and you can enjoy a lot of beautiful sights. This is my favorite walk in the spring.