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Trip 38 — Usedom Walk

11 to 22 November 2023

Usedom, an island comprising parts of Germany and Poland, is the 17th of the 26 Abecedarian Walks, my endeavor to walk around islands whose names begin with each of the letters of the alphabet.

Each "day" below corresponds to a walking day. Occasionally I took a day off from walking, and experiences from those days are incorporated into the previous or the following walking day's account.

In addition to these verbal accounts are musings, photos, and videos on Instagram and Twitter.

Usedom day 1 Świnoujście Centrum to Świnoujście Beach
Usedom day 2 Świnoujście Beach to Koserow
Usedom day 3 Koserow to Karlshagen via Peenemünde
Usedom day 4 Karlshagen to Zinnowitz via Ziemitz and Lütow
Usedom day 5 Zinnowitz to Balm
Usedom day 6 Balm to Usedom town via the Lieper and Usedomer Winkel
Usedom day 6 Usedom town to Świnoujście