Kindness of Strangers; we were given these peaches at the top of a very steep hill in Croatia. BEST peaches EVER! Roadside repairs Serbian - Bulgarian train ride (actually easier to stay on the bikes than carry that lot and the bikes on and off the train) Although - perhaps not always [...]
Reaching Budapest Cycle tan! Iain "Potter" Ashton Swapping the wheels for a week of heights and high seas (well from Greece to Turkey) After a very "dodgy" mooring - all safe and sound! phew............ Turkey or fish!
Austrian entertainment! Danube flood water markers Wrapped up against a mosquito attack - well that's what he said it was in aid of! Street art of beautiful Bratislava Surprise sighting of Gary Glitter in a run-down outdoor spa in Hungary!
Broken toe! Dodgy pants! Bovine jewellery! Reaching Germany and hoping the local ale might go some way to help the coccyx pain! (not working yet! still looking miserable!)
Setting off from Plymouth - rainy old day Found the canal at last! Reaching the Loire river, with help and directions from locals. One of many bridges! Iain taking a siesta - near a troglodyte village Canal viaduct over the river Loire Camp set up - first tent Iain helping out the lock-keeper - he's [...]
EEEEEK! Tomorrow is D-Day! So excited, we are actually just about to leave!
Excitement definitely building, lists being crossed off and can't stop looking at our maps
We're in the local press! Posing with our bikes - ready to set off on our 5,000km trip across Europe.
Well there it was, all our kit laid out. Question was - would actually fit into the panniers?
Busy, busy, busy, checking, checking and re-checking our many lists!