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# Walking the wall question?

May 26th, 2008, 04:30 PM
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Walking the wall question?

Have heard about the numerous amounts of steps to get up to the wall & how steep they are. For ease of getting onto the wall, what is the best location?

Thanks, Julie
May 26th, 2008, 04:33 PM
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I guess it might help to know which wall you are talking about
May 26th, 2008, 04:34 PM
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Maybe I missed one of your earlier posts, but what wall are you referring to?
May 26th, 2008, 04:38 PM
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Would this wall be located in Lucca by some chance?
May 26th, 2008, 05:28 PM
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May 26th, 2008, 05:32 PM
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Yeah, probably, it is looking at JulieAgain's earlier posts.

It would be good to repost, Julie, with the name of the wall in your new post so you can get better replies.
May 26th, 2008, 05:44 PM
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The Great Wall of China?

Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego?
May 26th, 2008, 06:02 PM
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Rothenburg perhaps?
May 26th, 2008, 06:05 PM
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Wall Drug in South Dakota?
May 26th, 2008, 07:03 PM
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Dubrovnik?
May 26th, 2008, 07:07 PM
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Hi JulieAgain, perhaps it would be a good idea to post this question onto to whatever other thread you have started regarding your trip. If you don't know how to find your other thread just click on your name and that thread and all of your other posts will show up to the left of the screen.
May 26th, 2008, 07:26 PM
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up against the wall
May 26th, 2008, 08:57 PM
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Those are some darn good walls...
May 27th, 2008, 11:22 AM
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What an off the wall thread this is!
May 27th, 2008, 11:40 AM
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All in all it's just another brick in the wall.
May 27th, 2008, 11:48 AM
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Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
May 27th, 2008, 11:57 AM
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If it's Hadrian's wall then most of it is in ruins - you step over it

I spent most of a day looking for the Wall and never found it except some rubble so know where you are looking
May 27th, 2008, 01:38 PM
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Well, I'll take pity on her. If it is Hadrian's Wall, go to Housesteads. You can visit the museum and the remains of the fort and walk up to the wall and see what you feel about walking further. The ups and downs are relatively gentle in the immediate area, but you would need to get higher to get the best view of the sweep of it.

And then take the bus to Vindolanda for the really fascinating archaeological background

http://www.fodors.com/forums/pgMessa...2&tid=35131083
http://www.fodors.com/forums/pgMessa...2&tid=35118986
May 27th, 2008, 01:55 PM
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It must be the Dubrovnik old town walls because the post shows up if you do a Croatia filter.
It is a myth that these walls are difficult to anyone unless you have health issues. Once entrance may have fewer steps, but it matters little. There are steps along the way too, but you'll have time to rest and recover if you need to. It is not a long walk overall--just try to avoid midday heat.
May 27th, 2008, 01:55 PM
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Wall, I dunno...