I had wanted to write an F# minor reel for whistle for a while, and I started this while stuck in a traffic jam, then the traffic starting flowing and the tune got stuck. I finished it a month later, after our trip to Newfoundland. Jen suggested the name, which commemorates the distance we walked from our hotel to the Ship Inn -- a walk we had to make twice one night because she forgot her fiddle's headrest.

After writing the "Pink Ribbon Reel", I went back and added a bunch of pickup notes to this tune. It's still an odd bird, though.

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