a RARE mistake ....
steps (definition from here)
n 1: a way of access consisting of a set of steps [syn: stairway, staircase, stairs]
2: the course along which a person has walked or is walking in;
"I followed in his steps"; "he retraced his steps"
... these steps are considered to be the last steps Jose Rizal made, while on his way to his execution, last December 30, 1896.