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Bad decision

Postby Andrew MacLean » Fri 20 Apr 2012 7:19 am

The first part of the story is a good decision. My wife and I made up our minds to walk the West Highland Way. In the event we completed the 97.41 mile walk in seven days. Of that time we spent 45 hours and 41 minutes actually walking.
The bad decision was that I thought I could manage the walk without my contact lens. Since my bilateral grafts I need glasses plus a lens. The absence of the RGP on my left eye gives me good monocular vision but the path is challenging in places and depth perception is a huge help.
Still, we finished the walk and heartily recommend it to anyone wondering what to do with a week off work. Go in April or May; the Scottish Midgies make walking in the summer less attractive.
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Re: Bad decision

Postby liam82 » Fri 20 Apr 2012 11:24 am

Well done on doing it! It sounds like an epic journey

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Re: Bad decision

Postby Matthew_ » Mon 23 Apr 2012 6:36 pm

Well done Andrew, sounds really enjoyable.

I can imagine the problems you would have without your rgps though. :cry:
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Re: Bad decision

Postby Sweet » Tue 24 Apr 2012 5:08 pm

Andrew,

Brilliant, sounds like you had a great time! Just think of all the rest your eye had without a lens so it wasn't so bad :D

Sorry I haven't been here for a while, am sinking with work :( Hope to talk to you soon, love Claire Xxx
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