The sleepy seaside village of Ares has been beautiful. How quickly we become creatures of habit. Over the week here, […]
Archive for ‘UK and Europe 2015’
Eurvelo 15 Cycling along the Rhine River from Hook of Holland to Basel in Switzerland, through Netherlands, Germany, France and Switzerland
A week in Switzerland around Lucerne
Eurovelo 6 Cycling along the Danube River from the Bodensee to Budapest Hungary via Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Slovakia
Riding through Belgium and Holland
Across the UK from Harwich to Fishguard with a week in a narrow boat
Cycling around Ireland from Rosslare to Cork via Dublin, Galway and Killarney.
Eurovelo 1 the French section called The Velodysee from Rosscoff to Bordeaux- heavenly cycling!
The Call of the Camino
It’s difficult to make small talk in a language your not competent in, especially if you are the only one […]
Avast Me Hearties!
The Bay of Biscay was once a notorious hunting ground for all kinds of Pirates and privateers. Those murdering raping […]
Autumn Cycling Across the Seas
I’m in the autumn of my life, cycling the last of the Canal de Nantes a Brest. Sticky ripe acorns […]
In the Company of Strangers
The lush vegetation, steep sided valley with rocky outcrops gives the Velodyssey an enchanted feeling, especially as the early morning […]
Viva la France!
It’s a short ride along the coast from Cork to the Port at Ringaskiddy, past one last shrine to the […]
When Irish Eyes are Smiling
Time moves differently around us, we aren’t in a hurry to do anything or be anywhere. Out on the road […]
The Emerald Isle
They don’t have summer in Ireland, just a different type of rain. Irish people enjoy a good conversation, especially regarding […]
Backroads through Ireland
Alongside the Liffey River on the Eastern edge of Dublin sitting like a monolith, the Guinness Brewery occupies a massive […]
I’m excited, the crisp morning is full of promise. Jackdaws cheer us on as we cycle the aromatic stone […]