I’m now in Glasgow and heading back to Yorkshire later this afternoon. Time to look back on the past two weeks. Here are some Hebridean Way statistics (including travel to / from the Outer Hebrides):
⁃ 550 km cycled
⁃ £20.80 average cost for accommodation per night
⁃ 13 days
⁃ 12 nights
⁃ 12 daily videos
⁃ 7 nights in the tent
⁃ 7 trains
⁃ 6 campsites
⁃ 4 beaches
– 3 museums
⁃ 3 shaves
⁃ 2.5 packs of spaghetti
⁃ 2 wild camping spots
⁃ 1 youth hostel
⁃ 1 hotel
⁃ 1 wooden camping cabin
⁃ 1 bar of soap
⁃ 1 paddle in the sea
⁃ 1 blackhouse
⁃ 1 set of standing stones
⁃ 1 refusal to fill water bottles
⁃ 0 mechanical issues (yet…)
⁃ Countless positive encounters with locals and fellow travellers & cyclists…
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Here’s the plan for my trip to the Outer Hebrides…
…and here’s a podcast I made about cycling the Hebridean Way prior to setting off:
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