A wet walk through history: ‘Are we there yet?’

Lakeville Journal intern Shane Stampfle, a student at Housatonic Valley Regional High School, walked the length of Hadrian’s Wall in northern England in August. Photo submitted

If you ask me, exploring a country at eye level is worth it, even if the price is a few blisters. In August, my father and I began a six-day trek across northern England. These two Connecticut Yankees were there to hike, from the Irish Sea in the west to the North Sea in the east, along an old Roman wall that meanders 84 miles through hilly countryside. 

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