Author Archives: aussiewalk

About aussiewalk

AussieWalk is a not-for-profit organisation, run entirely by volunteers, that hosts a number of walking events in Australia: * the annual Canberra Walking Festival * year round self-guided walks in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Lakes Entrance, Bairnsdale, Albury/Wodonga and Adelaide (new in 2015) * group walks in Canberra and elsewhere This blog is to record the walking adventures of our AussieWalkers and to provide helpful tips and advice

Walking away from an unwanted stay

Are you over 55 years old? Then you might want to add a bit more walking to your daily routine. Reporter Kate Aubusson summarises a study by University of Newcastle researchers in a recent newspaper article. The original paper published … Continue reading

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Walk your way into Canberra’s future

Canberrans who use electronic activity trackers have been invited to participate in the ACTive Community Project. A recent article on page 14 of the 12 January issue of the Canberra Weekly briefly described this recreational planning study: Walk your way … Continue reading

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A history of the world in 500 walks

Are you looking for a new travel destination in 2017? Do you enjoy history? Then A history of the world in 500 walks by Sarah Baxter might be the book for you. This compilation is divided into six periods of … Continue reading

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New world-wide walks in 2017

Walker and travel writer Andrew Bain reviews Spectacular must-do new hikes opening in 2017. Happy trails!

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Stride into spring with these walking tips

Sports Medicine Australia offers some tips for safe walking, along with many other sport and injury fact sheets.

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World-wide walking

“Walking is the new black in travel,” claims walker and travel writer Andrew Bain in his article: The world’s best walks: trekking across the globe In addition to describing walking trails around the world, Bain includes a list of 10 … Continue reading

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C2DW makes donation to Heart Foundation ACT

C2DW president Diana Marshall and event co-founder Kathleen Berg, OAM, presented a $3,000 cheque to the Heart Foundation ACT at the Women with Heart awards ceremony on 31 August. “On behalf of the Canberra Two Day walk committee and the … Continue reading

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