Earlier this week I received a call from the BBC. Now don’t get too excited as it wasn’t (yet) The One Show requesting that I become their cycling-travel expert. Perhaps one day… It was my friends at BBC Radio Leeds. If you remember, shortly before I set off […]
Between the nights of April 8th (Tarifa) and July 28th (Nordkapp), I was on the road for 111 days; 96 cycling days and 15 rest days. I stayed in at least 66 campsites for one or occasionally two nights. If you remember, I tried to post a picture via […]
Finally, here it is; the complete list of posts from this summer’s cycle from Tarifa to Nordkapp. In the reorganised framework of CyclingEurope.org you can find it under the ‘European Routes’ menu (Eurovelo 1) above and the listings for the individual countries can also be found in the […]
After over five weeks of cycling and boating, it’s finally goodbye to Norway. I’ll be back one day (although perhaps not to Sortland…).
Do you remember that I mentioned earlier this week how my tweet about the Norwegian town of Sortland had resulted in an article in the local newspaper, Vol? Well, here it is: The above photograph was sent to me by the journalist who interviewed me over the […]
The MS Lofoten docked in Bergen earlier this afternoon and I spent the afternoon having a good old wander around Norway’s second city and my new favourite Norwegian place. It’s charming! Tomorrow morning I catch the ferry to Denmark for an afternoon and overnight voyage south to Hirtshals. […]
It’s not often that panoramic viewpoints live up to the publicity shots down on the ‘ground’, but this one in Bergen most certainly does: