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All the Way to Bermuda

A quick note on our navigation. Initially I thought that we would be using the GPS that we used for most of our world tour. As it turns out this is great for remote areas, but actually Google Maps is more than adequate for more civilised parts. We have, however, learnt that Mr Google doesn’t […]

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The hills (and cliffs) of Donegal

Tues 6 May. Rosses Point to Donegal Town. 71km. I woke up pretty excited today as this was the day we were going to cross into my home county of Donegal. No idea why I felt so excited but I guess seeing the familiar names on signposts made me feel like I was on a […]

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The Wild and Wonderful West

Fri 26 May – Sat 27 May. Clifden. A day off in Clifden where we did very little other than walk round the town (which is a lovely little place), take a trip to the supermarket and stock up on midgie repellent and headnets as our experience at the campsite in Spiddal had left us […]

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The Wild Atlantic Way

17 & 18 May. Kildorrey/Mitchelstown. 16km local cycling. Two days off the bikes, chilling out and catching up with old friends was just what we needed at this stage – and I had some work to do as well so our stop here was well timed. Mitchelstown is where I had my first job after […]

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A whistle stop visit to Wales

Tues 9-10 May. Chepstow to Cardiff. 55km. I had a work call to do at 9am so we left Chepstow around 9:45am which was a late start for us. But as we were planning a day off in Cardiff didn’t mind how late we got there – and we were staying with friends Alan and […]

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Back in our saddles on home territory

It’s just over 3 years since we returned from our world trip, and at long last we are on another cycling adventure. This time it’s from London to Buncrana…….via Rosslare and Cork. We still aren’t ones for taking a direct route when there is a longer way to cycle it. So the plan is to […]

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