This is the last ‘Etape’ for France as we headed up into Belgium after this. In this video we are going along the Canal de Garonne and into the Ardennes region …

We are currently having a ‘holiday’ from our ‘year off’. We have found that not working is jolly hard work with barely a moment to relax! Our days are busy busy busy with decamping and recamping, finding food and eating it, cycling and exploring … and truth be told, it’s very tiring (I can feel […]

The wine region … Bordeaux!

Since I last wrote, we’ve been to Switzerland. From Strasbourg, we carried on down the Rhine to Basel and then gathered all the pioneering spirit we could muster and set out to tackle our first Alpine pass. It was hard … bloody hard … but we made it over the top. The electric motors certainly […]

I am writing this in Strasbourg while watching ‘mon mari’ doing some maintenance on his Brompton in the garden behind our Airbnb apartment … in just his underpants. The ‘what to wear’ question for various activities can be challenging because we only have a limited wardrobe. When the ‘what can I wear to get covered […]

I’ve just uploaded the latest video to YouTube. In this episode, we ‘do’ the coast and discover some fab cyclopolitanate bits and pieces.

After Toulouse, we took the train north and headed for the Ardennes with Belgium and the Netherlands to follow. Once we hit Paris again the temperature plummeted and we were once again battling rain and wind with intermittent very hot days of 30 degrees plus. I have been staggered how changeable the weather is from […]

I’ve added a new video about the next leg of our trip …

Here is the video about the wet part of our trip …

We have reached Toulouse, and the end of this particular ‘Trip’ chapter … I think I’ll call it Southern France (Take one). In a couple of days we are taking the train back to Paris and then we head north to sample the delights of Germany, the Netherlands etc. We are not really sure about […]