Rest Day 4: Belfast

Welcome to… Apparently it is owned by a property developer, which isn’t that surprising. I have spent the day wandering the city centre; from 11am on an organised ‘free’ walking tour with a couple from Hamburg, Germany although she was originally from Belfast. They were good company, as […]

Cycling Day 12: Troon To Culzean Castle

Just don’t pronounce the ‘z’… Yesterday the issue had been the rain. Today the issue has been the iPhone. The two might be connected (but for goodness sake don’t tell Apple before I can get to an Apple Store…) I noticed last night in the swanky (too many […]

Cycling Day 11: Edinburgh To Troon

The story of the day is best summarised by the map and the elevation profile: The distance cycled was clearly more than I would normally do in one day; 178 km. You do need to bear in mind two things; the weather and the terrain. The weather? How […]