After 60km of almost deserted country lanes this morning, Bridlington arrives loudly and abruptly!
My arrival in Great Driffield (it’s OK but not ‘great’) coincided with the first rain shower of the day. You can see the rain clouds approaching in this video from the crest of a ‘hill’ just to the south of the great town itself:
My timing is exquisite; I’ve just arrived at Beverley Youth Hostel and it has started raining… I got no further than typing those words before the hostel manager came to rescue me from the raindrops. I locked Wanda in the shed (if you think that a curious thing […]
It seems fitting that the 3,000th post on CyclingEurope.org – that’s this one by the way – sees me return to the EuroVelo routes that have guided me across Europe three times. Here I am on EuroVelo 12, the North Sea Cycle Route, in Hull. Alas I won’t […]
It’s Tuesday August 6th 2019 and, after a four-year break, this cycle tourist is returning to overnight cycle touring. I’m a little nervous…
Back in May, when the sun was beating down and the temperatures slowing rising (not sure what happened there…), I discussed some tentative plans to take Wanda (that’s the new bike, Wanda WorldTraveller of course – keep up!) for her first proper ‘adventure’ along the coast of Yorkshire. […]
So, summer has arrived. Well, meteorological summer. Pedants who insist on sticking with the astronomical one (which starts on June 21st) will still have to live in spring for a few more weeks but the rest of us are already basking in the sunshine… (That’s how it works, […]