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David Robins Get Connected Walk

14 May 2008. Day 14

Keeping on the level

The only blot on the landscape - Burrow Mump

Well I almost feel as though I'm back to the beginning again as I cross the Somerset Levels. This is flat land and very similar to walking across the fens near Boston. It makes for easy walking, however, and I am making good progress on the 18 miles between Somerton and North Petherton.

I walked alongside the River Parratt, a tidal river which today is more like a trickle between muddy banks. After that it is mostly farmland stretching into the distance - it's a hot clear day with just a gentle breeze and I can see for miles and miles. Crossed the Bridgewater and Taunton Canal and passed the Burrow Mump - apparently the possible site of King Alfred's Camp in 879.

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