What a year! We finish 2013 at the opposite temperature spectrum to where we started. We began the year in the French Alps, took a self-guided cycling holiday through the Medoc region outside Bordeaux, Andrew disappeared to Norway for 2 weeks motorcycling from London to the Arctic Circle and back, and then a happy and [...]
This year we did the London to Bright Bike Ride raising money for the British Heart Foundation. It was a great 54 mile ride with some moderate, and one devastating, uphills and long downhills to get up some speed. It started in Clapham Common which is very near our house and the first 20 miles [...]
Over the long weekend we rode from home in London to Oxford. The map said it was 99 miles and we were going to tackle it in 2 days.After a bit more of a sleep in they we had planned (you can’t rush these things) we headed off about 10am Saturday morning. Today was going [...]
We covered over 400km in 6 days on a bike. Check back soon for an update.
For something a bit different we signed up with Exodus for a Finnish Wilderness Week group trip. We had a very active week and the people we met throughout the week were great. From snow shoeing to snowmobiling to ice climbing it was the best way to enjoy the snow covered forests of northern Finland.As [...]
The Jordan trip was definitely one of the biggest highlights of 2006 for me. I travelled there when another Eid celebration was underway – the breaking of the fast at the end of Ramadan. It’s an interesting time to be in a predominantly Muslim country and special bonus points go to our excellent driver and [...]
Well what can I say, except that Morocco was awesome! We did an 8-day Imperial Cities tour taking in Casablanca, Rabat, Moulay Idriss, Meknes, Fes and Marrakech – that’s over 1000kms in a week!