Monthly Archives: August 2010

It’ll be easier tomorrow

That’s what I’ve been saying every day for a week now, but it never does. You probably think I’m running out of energy, but it’s definitely not just that. Despite the fact that I have nearly reached the sea it … Continue reading

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Thank you for your comments

Thank you all so much for your words of comfort, sympathy, support, admiration etc. It is so wonderful to know you’re all following me. It gives me a lot and makes me even more determined to succeed. Please forgive me … Continue reading

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Destination 11

Yesterday was a long haul – it was very pleasant in the morning, then there was a heavy shower and although I had bought the obligatory cheese, I decided to go into a nice Auberge for a bite of lunch. … Continue reading

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Trip stats for Sunday

86,45 Km., 832,65 hm., 6:22:06 bike-time Please forgive me for writing time on saddle uo to now- this is not strictly true as it includes pushing time, which hasn’t been much, but excludes the time the bike is standing, whether … Continue reading

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Reached target 10

Am posting this as an email blog as I have to pay for internet here so photos later. Yesterday I had thought about taking a half day off and staying at a B&B run by an American couple in the … Continue reading

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I’m so stupid

Despite planning this for months I hadn’t seen that the white road carried on alomg the north side of the River Marne this was the D1 I’d been using most of the day.I fought my way out of Chalons de … Continue reading

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Facts, figures and food

As I told you yesterday I am half way – in Bar-le-Duc as planned. According to my original calculations (using both Michelin and Google maps) this should have been 604 kms.= 380 miles. i did know from past experience that … Continue reading

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Für meine deutschsprachige Fans

Es tut mir wirklich leid, aber ich schaffe es nich alles 2-sprachig zu schreiben, besonders weil es in den letzten 2 Hotels Probleme mit dem Wireless LAN gegeben hat. Danke füe eure Interesse, eure Kommentare und Support. In aller Kürze … Continue reading

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More on white and yellow roads

White roads are the ones they use for bike-routes in Germany, the main difference being that you have to look for the cycle route signs there and if you don’t have a route description you may easily miss them. Here … Continue reading

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Half way

I have reached Bar-le-Duc on shedule and certainly hope the going will be easier from now on (that is what I think every day). This means by next weekend I should make it. Trip stats for today 86,12 Km,, 432 … Continue reading

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