Monthly Archives: August 2013

Amsterdam

Not my favourite city, but interesting nonetheless. After pitching tents, showering and resting we headed into town. We know the reputation the city has, and the atmosphere on the campsite did nothing to dispel it! The ride into town didn’t … Continue reading

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Day 7…

…was our 5th and final cycling day on this trip! It feels like we have just got into the swing of things, and now we change to holiday mode for a couple of days in Amsterdam. It was a pretty … Continue reading

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Day 6…

…must be our shortest day ever!? We set off late and certainly didnt rush. We stopped for a lengthy discussion and still made it into Utrecht by 1pm. It was a shaky start as moods were low, presumably due to … Continue reading

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Day 5…

…was not the day we planned. But I am sure it was just as good, if not better. As we dried off last night we decided that rather than the longer distance to Rotterdam, and then the pressure to see … Continue reading

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Day 4…

…started dry, but very soon became wet! It was a good start, heading into Antwerp via one of the brilliant bike tunnels, and then through the city to head up to Breda. The cycle networks are really well signposted so … Continue reading

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Antwerp

I had heard of Antwerp, but I didn’t know anything about it. I have heard of it in the conect of The War, but we saw no evidence of that, and so I still don’t know any details. The first … Continue reading

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Day Three…

…or should it be Day Two! Since we were not travelling yesterday, does it count!? Oh well, it seems I have. Day Three started with an early morning alarm and the familiar pack-up procedures, although we didn’t quite make the … Continue reading

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