Monthly Archives: August 2018

Day 6 – La Vuelta – on our bikes again but not travelling!

Did I mention, that Bettie thinks she broke her toe? Yes the night before we came away. Bettie managed to kick the bedroom door and thinks she broke her little toe. Looks OK to me;0). Today, Jacky and Bettie, went … Continue reading

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Day 5 – La Vuelta – Who needs a bike when you have a boat?

Today we didn’t ride at all. After staying on the boat last night, Bettie and I have invited ourselves to stay a couple of more days. Fortunately Ray & Jacky are moored here until Saturday, when they will leave for … Continue reading

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Day 4 – La Vuelta – who needs Wine when you have Rice?

Today we road from Calafat “the Nuclear power station beach’ to Sant Carles de la Ràpita. To meet Ray & Jacky. The ride started along the N340 a road we have become familiar with over the last few days. It … Continue reading

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Day 3 – La Vuelta – Bettie & Fred tour of España

Today was another 30 degrees plus day. I was sweating profusely at 9:30am just thinking about taking the tent down. We had a hot 60km ahead of us. After packing up we had a campsite to head for it was … Continue reading

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Day 2 – La Vuelta – Bettie & Fred tour of España

Day 2 saw us packed up and ready to go at about 11am. Should be good to ride through the heat in the middle of the day. “Mad dogs and English Men” as the song goes. We had planned a … Continue reading

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Day 1 – La Vuelta – Bettie & Fred tour of España

It’s time for our next adventure. This time Bettie and I will be cycling in Spain. We have booked a flight to Barcelona and will head along the Costa Brava and Costa Blanca to Jávea or Xàbia, if you use … Continue reading

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Normandy Cycling Day 4

Today would take us from Cherbourg back to Caen. The only small problem is that we had booked the Ferry for 4:30 and had about 150km between us and the ferry. Of course we had planned appropriately. Early rise and … Continue reading

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