Monthly Archives: August 2017

Day 14 – Sunday, Not the offical route we will head directly to Niort

Another lovely sunny day today our original plan was to start early and make for Niort following the planned route but a quick  read of the days route, has put us off with the up down and farm tracks so … Continue reading

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Day 13 – The Sun has got his hat on and he’s coming out to play

Yes the big yellow ball in the sky has come out to play and it looks like its going to be a nice day. But first we have to pack the tent and visit the local market we have been … Continue reading

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Day 12 – It’s raining  it’s pouring the old man is snoring.

As predicted last night and this morning the rain has come again. We are having coffee under a tree which is keeping most of the rain off,  but not all of it. There is a market in town today so … Continue reading

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Day 11 – Every Horizon has a wind farm on the hill & they’re making a lot of electricity today.

Yes we are up and at em, well up anyway and looking to put a few more km between us and the UK. The only problem is the wind has come out to play today. We are camping on top … Continue reading

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Day 10 Wednesday 16th August 2017 talking weight and dragging stuff around …..

Just saying Fred …..

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Day 10, I’ve been cutting the labels out of our clothes!

Yes it’s true I’ve been cutting the labels out of our cloaths, or anything with a label on it. This is to try and save weight. After nearly 500km of carrying or more accurately pulling behind me. I’m trying to … Continue reading

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Day 9, “I can smell that Cheese from here,you are not allowed to buy smelly Cheese”, but this is France!

You guessed it, the title of this post is the quote of the day from Bettie. We are having a slow day today with a late start, it doesn’t seem to matter as the whole of France is closed again … Continue reading

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Day 8,  My name is Guy Gadbois and I’m an officer of the law

Today we cycled past The Abbey of Notre  Dame du Port du Salut in Entrammes. We tried to visit but guess what? It’s closed on Monday mornings and didn’t open for another two hours. This is where the Port du … Continue reading

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Day 7 No rain today😁

Today was a short amble along the river  Mayenne  after a small mishap at the start of the day we were on the route and heading in the right direction. This section is a cinder path along the rivers edge. … Continue reading

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Day 6 Left in the rain and arrived in a downpour😩 

Yes it started to rain just as we got up so after waiting an hour to see if it would stop, No, we packed the tent and were about to head into town when I noticed that my front tyre … Continue reading

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