The train and ferry journeys to France were thankfully quite uneventful but did highlight just how much stuff we have and how heavy it is … and/or just how feeble I am having spent two years behind a desk. It was a very long day of hauling panniers and bikes on and off trains, across […]

After Denver we headed over to Eugene to pick up our Bike Friday bikes and some camping bits and pieces from Backcountry Gear. Unfortunately, this meant another run through LAX airport. We thought that at least it was domestic travel and we were physically in the right time zone this time … but no better […]

Another wet-ish Saturday in Auckland and another video released into the digital world 🙂

We are now back in the UK visiting family and friends and it has been brilliant … I haven’t laughed so much for years! It’s exhausting work. We’ve had several nights in a row that have involved very large amounts of alcohol and bedtimes that would make your eyes water (if you’re over 30 at […]

I thought I would show you our camp setup so I have put together a video of our transportable ‘home sweet home’ with all our equipment. p.s. A couple of things I forgot to mention on the video: In my front bag, the black area you can see at the bottom when I take out my rain […]

Our ‘homeless’ days of roaming free are now over because we’ve reached our ‘winter’ accommodation and are now living a more ‘normal’ life … I even did some ironing yesterday … and enjoyed it!!! Ok, so that’s not normal but you get my drift. I even enjoyed putting my clothes on coat hangers and folding […]

We have now reached Nice and have had the most gorgeous weather on our trip down to the south of France and along the ‘Med’. We have had days of 28 degrees and glorious sunshine, which is quite amazing for October! The campsites are once again empty now, much like when we started the Trip, […]