Day 25: Surprise for Donna&Jeff

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16. Mai    0 miles    Tonight I had enough beans for dinner to fly me to the moon...  Looking forward to the following night!  After dinner we had a little surprise for Donna & Jeff to celebrate their wedding…

Day 24: Thank you

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15. Mai    0 miles    Volunteering is hard work. That's what I learned today. Countrygold had one day off and I took over his duty of washing the hiker clothes. It was still early in the morning when every other volunteer…

Day 23: I am a volunteer

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14. Mai  0 miles  Just came back into my tent from dinner. Dinner with my new volunteer friends Burning Daylight, iPod, Countrygold and Donna&Jeff Saufley. It was very nice. Burning Daylight served some Potato salad,…

Day 22: Hiker Heaven

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Friday, 13. Mai    0 miles    The sun was shining into my tent. Time to get out of my sleeping bag. What for? I didn't know.  In the morning I went on a ride to the local supermarket - Sweetwater Farms grocery. They…

Day 21: Journey to Agua Dulce

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12. Mai    0 miles    Actually I have been back on the trail today. I was sitting in a huge pick-up Truck together with Waterboy and Mesh. We were driving on the PCT in Agua Dulce.    But let's start at the beginning...  As…

Day 20: Ten days off

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11. Mai    0 miles    I hiked on the PCT for ten days and today it is day ten of my off-trail time. How it feels?  I don't know. This trip was never meant to be like this.  I can control the feelings of depression…

Day 19: Big walk around town

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10. Mai    0 miles on trail, 1.5 miles in town    It was meant to be another rest day but it turned out to be some Kind of training day.  I stayed in bed until the trailruns were over. I didn't want to see other hikers…

Day 18: Resting, resting, resting

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9. Mai    0 miles    Navigator left at 8:30. Before that I made some breakfast. Big bowl of Muesli, Oatmeal, powdered milk with fresh Apple and orange. He won't need lunch today.  (Weird. While I am writing this the…

Day 17: I love America

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8. Mai    0 miles    Navigator carried all my bags when we went out for shopping. So he did today.  Again we went to the Teddy Bear restaurant for breakfast which has become our second home. Kind of.  After enjoying…

Day 16: A day with Navigator

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7. Mai:    Miles on the trail: 0, miles in town: countless    Navigator is Pauls trailname. Because that's basically what he does all the time. On the trail or around town. Just mention where you want to go or what seems…

Day 15: Journey to Big Bear Lake

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6. Mai    0 miles    I woke up early and prepared myself for a long bus journey to Big Bear Lake where I would meet Paul again. For some reason he was waiting for me.  I left my cozy cabin with a crying eye and hobbled…

Day 12-14: Stuck in Idyllwild

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3. Mai - 5. Mai    0 miles    3. Mai:  Today I have been to Dr. Bill a hiker friendly physical therapist in town. He had a close look at my knee and no good news for me. It could be a stress fracture of the bone which…