Cycling in a skirt

One life, some bicycles. A million possibilities, zero clue!


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Camping It Up; Top Tips In Tents

After a few weeks on the road now it’s evident that camping has become a big part of our day and,  whilst no one who saw us pich up, would call it a professional operation, we are certainly improving.
Spending so much time in campgrounds you also develop a mental checklist of the areas of importance. Here are my top 5 tips so far. Continue reading


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Bike life on the rivers

Since leaving Nantes the view has mostly been one of water. Specifically the river Loire, the river Cher plus various canals in between the two. The terrain also has been amazingly flat. Who knew it was possible to cover so many miles and to deviate so little from sea level? Even the Canadian prairies (which everyone promised were pancake flat and weren’t don’t compare.) No, the Loire Valley definitely wins the prize for being flat as a…. crépe. Continue reading


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Croissants and the City: Bournemouth to Nantes

Eleven days ago I was nervously staring at a small pile of panniers in the hallway wondering what on earth the next 15 months had in store? Now, just over a week later and I’m sat on a river bank eating a banana and watching a woman in overalls climb out of an elephant’s bottom. Continue reading