We have a plan! After much deliberation and weighing up all the options and variables, we came up with this: head along the Loire river to Saumur on the EV6 then follow the Vienne river down to Poitiers, next cross over to the EV3 and head down to Angouleme. After that, follow the Charente river […]

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 […]