"We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us" - Anon
"The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page" - St. Augustine
"Not all those who wander are lost" - J.R.R Tolkien
October 2017 - My most ambitious cycling tour to date, a self-organised tour of Tuscany, Italy, using Panniers and hybrid bikes, and a group 19 strong.
May 2017 - Latest cycling adventure from London to Brussels, more ambitious than 2015, using Bikepacking gear, road bikes, and a group 13 strong.
Day 1 Tour diary and images
Day 2 Tour diary and images
Day 3 Tour diary and images
Day 4 Tour diary and images
Day 5 Tour diary and images
Day 6 Tour diary and images & conclusions
September 2015 - 101 years since the beginning of World War 1, so my wife and I made the journey to Flanders, Belgium. My connection to WW1 is through distant relatives, a handful that are remembered and buried in Belgium and France.
Blog and images
May 2015 - A cycling adventure & challenge that should definitely be on every cyclists bucket list, London to Paris. The route is known as the Avenue Verte, is 250 miles +/-, and uses cycle paths and rail trails as much as possible.
Day 1 Blog and images
Day 2 Blog and images
Day 3 Blog and images
Day 4 Blog and images
Day 5 Blog and images