5: France, from fromage to plage and everything in between

And so the journey continues.  We have gotten into quite the routine with France since we have been cycling here for over a month together.  The routine has included cheese, sausage, the occasional bottle of wine when we make new friends and feel so inclined and many an hour spent watching the world go by …

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4: Netherlands, Belgium and the beginning of France

Photos: Netherlands Photos: Belgium Photos: France Into mainland Europe!  It has been three weeks since my last blog post, three countries, a change in cycling partner and some surprise cycling companions have made their appearance too. First getting off of the ferry from Newcastle to the Netherlands was approached with some trepidation.  Not because I …

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3: Scotland, The not so fast rush from Obon to Newcastle

Photos: Scotland/UK It has been a diverse last two weeks of cycling after the outer Hebrides! From city exploration to braving the rain on rough hills in the countryside to canal bike paths for over 100 kms. Staying in one of the hostels in Obon was a nice treat and we met some fantastic people …

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2: Scotland, Cycling the Outer Hebrides, the wrong way

Photos: Scotland After cycling from the lovely little bothy in the Scottish highlands we continued over some very rough tracks and eventually had to push our bikes through some seriously boggy ground to get to where the road continued on the other side.   It was slow but in my opinion it was well worth …

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1: Scotland, The Beginning of the trip Edinburgh to the Scottish Highlands

Photos: Scotland And the trip has begun! It has been really hard saying goodbye to everyone I know back home. In many ways it has been one of the hardest things I have done and the unknown of the next two years has been a daunting thing to overcome. Now at this point I am …

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