I tried writing this blog on the road, and it was just too difficult, especially as I had to ride, plan, ride, plan, ride, do, visit, eat,…… Read more “The journey so far – 4200 km, 14 countries, I’ll ask Strava about the calories and elevation gain!”
After I returned from Mont St Michele I lay in my tent listening to the rain, and soon fell asleep, groggy with a stupefying sense of…… Read more “Mont St Michele in the cold light of day”
There are many ways to arrive at Mont St Michel but by bike in the dark in a rain storm is one I would recommend highly. Why…… Read more “Why you should always arrive at Mont St Michel at night on your bike in a rainstorm!”
Escaping the heat of a 24 degree October day in a small ferry terminus near Fouras in Southern France with a still sea view and an hour…… Read more “Remembering the dignity of freedom in a small town in Normandy”
I am a hypochondriac traveller. I have something in one of my bags for anything that might happen to me on this trip. From an Emergency survival…… Read more “How I came to miss the Bayeux tapestry and was surprised on the toilet by a French doctor”
The ferry journey from Portsmouth to Caen is the closest I could find to the route taken by British soldiers in their liberation of Normandie on June…… Read more “Cycling the Normandie beach landing sites”
Had an amazing day cycling to Portsmouth today. 1 mile in Machynlleth. 7 hours on 3 trains. 1 mile in Portsmouth. Cycling holidays are so easy. My…… Read more “Cycling to Portsmouth”
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