“The May “long walk” (not too long on this occasion) will exceptionally take place on a Friday and in particular Friday 14 May. We will start from the Cultural centre car park in Mensdorf at 0945. This car park is in the middle of Mensdorf and is also the start for the autopedestre walk in the area, so well sign posted and easy to find. The walk will take us around (but not into) Flaxweiler and apart from a strenuous pull at the beginning is undulating but not severe, through pasture and woodland on well marked tracks with a bit of tarmac from time to time. I have located a sheltered spot for lunch but unlike recent walks I regret that it is packed lunch only, so come prepared. Roodt sur Syre is the nearest rail station but travel by train from Luxembourg (arrival Roodt at about 0910) would mean an extra road walk(or kindly colleague lift) to Mensdorf to join the private car transported Hares. The walk combines two walks from the 400km Rundwanderwege (Mosel) maps with some additions from the Betzdorf area walking maps and a bit of “inventive joining” by myself. I’ll sus out the one and only café in Mensdorf with a view to finishing beers and coffee etc. nearer the day. Don’t forget its FRIDAY 14 May.

Ron Haigh”