I joined Warmshowers – the cycle touring community’s accommodation sharing website – over 7 years ago but after finishing my last long trip in 2015 and moving up to Yorkshire, things went quiet. In Reading – in the Thames Valley – I was en route to London from […]
…via the eastern part of Anglesey. After yesterday’s storm and my slightly truncated journey that stopped at the Victoria Hotel close to the Menai Suspension Bridge, I decided against a long ride to Holyhead and back for the sake of starting the cycle along the Lon alas Cymru […]
I’ve spent a nice day wandering the streets of the Scottish capital as Wanda has been taking a rest in our hotel room: We were watching the James Bond film ‘You Only Live Twice’ last night thinking about where we should have cycling; Japan… Anyway, the weather has […]
I recently disposed of the tent (sagging back end… – the tent, not me) so initially it will be Warmshowers and Youth Hostels. B&Bs if necessary… a cheap hotel if I must. Yorkshire is blessed with plenty of Warmshowers people. I am one of the wheels on the […]
“Didn’t we have a lovely time the day we went to Bangor A beautiful day, We had lunch on the way and all for under a pound you know… “ Fiddler’s Dram / See footnote* Well the first half of the day – up to Llandudno – was great, but […]
Two capitals remain; Cardiff and London and I am beginning to piece together a plan for an 10-stage cycle which would see me return to Liverpool (the point at which I paused in early August) on the train, cycle across the north of Wales to Holyhead on Anglesey where I would pick up the Lon Las Cymru cycle route to Cardiff and then head west along the Kennet and Avon Canal and the Thames (national cycle route 4) to my final destination, London.