Map Art Installation

Removing the excess parts of the eleven 1:200,000 maps that cover the entire length of the Eurovelo 5 route allows me to create a (temporary) addition to the living room…. There is a gap between the Saint Gotthard Pass and the Swiss-Italian border; not the place to get to the bottom of a hill and then realise you’ve gone the wrong way!

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  1. Andrew
    You can rely on me for ยฃ0,01 per kilometre you bike on this trip. Just let me know the number of kilometres and I’ll simply contribute at that level as I firmy believe in the need to safeguard the habitat of all other species and of the need for humans to live in close harmony with the rest of nature.

    • Thanks. I will make sure that I count every one of the kilometres. The “official” Eurovelo 5 figure is 3,900 kms but various people have cast doubt upon this figure; I estimate it will probably be more like 3,000 – 3,500. It depends upon how many detours I do!
      Boulogne was a bit overcast yesterday. Let’s hope it brightens up for next week. See you on Tuesday!

  2. Best of luck on the tour fella.
    Am off on one up Scotland for 9 days and , hopefully, I will be nowhere near any technology.
    Hope ypo have the wind on your back the sun in the sky and good company when you need it.

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