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Day 29 – There be hills in them there mountains and there ain’t no Jelly

We are coming to the end of Lavelodyssee it has been a great route to follow and mostly well marked flat bike path. If you want more information you can get it here. The path runs all along the West … Continue reading

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Day 28 – You ain’t seen me right!

How about this for a weather forecast! It’s currently about 12°C and it seems the further south we head the cold and wetter it is becoming. I hope it improves before we get to the mountains. Turns out the campsite … Continue reading

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Day 27 – Socks + Sandles = Beard

Yes it was so cold last night that if I had a saddles I would have put some socks on. This of course is a fashion no no but does not stop a gentleman or a certain age doing it. … Continue reading

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Day 26 – Woken by the rain again!@#$

Yes it’s raining again, not only that it was forecast to be 12C last night, a good summers night in England maybe, but not this far down France. Most people we have talked to say the weather has been eractic … Continue reading

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Day 24 – Sand Dunes and Planes

So we are camping again after two nights in a cheep Ibis hotel only €77 a night including Petti dèjeuner. Only problem is we couldn’t cook so two evening meals @ €55 & €75 plus trip into Bordeaux food and … Continue reading

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Day 23 Back on the road again

Today we are heading South again the plan is to get too Biganos it’s a short’ish 45km ride so it should have been ok. The first problem is That it started to rain after about 45mins. We took shelter under … Continue reading

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Day 22 – Bordeaux Sans Velo

last night was so good we have decided to stay another night. We are staying just outside Bordeaux in a small town called Saint Mèdard it’s about a 35 minute bus ride into the centre of Bordeaux. This is the … Continue reading

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Day 21 – We have reached maturity, I’ll drink to that🥂🍻🍾🎉

Today started like many others. We had coffee and porridge talked a bit about where we wanted to get to, packed up and headed out of the campsite. The plan was to ride for about 40km and find a campsite. … Continue reading

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Day 20 – Betties on the road again

We have said goodbye the Hasta Leugo and Ray & Jackie of course. It has been a great break from our holiday, a bit like a mini holiday within the holiday. Bettie and I packed up and said goodbye to … Continue reading

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Day 19 – Bordeaux Wine country!

So here we are in Port Mèdoc just on the tip of the Bordeaux Wine region. You can get some of the most expensive wine in the world from this region. It is rammed packed with Vineyards, Cavès and Château’s … Continue reading

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