I actually wrote this ages ago midway through June but forgot about it. Was a great experience and would love to get another opportunity to participate in the same or a similar event. I had been standing at the window of the bathroom in my hotel room for a while, looking at the Highland villageContinue reading “Highland Cross 2017”
To pick up from last time…it took us just under two hours to travel the 300 odd miles to Strasbourg near the German border from the French capital. Not bad going considering this journey would likely take around 4 hours, 30 minutes by car! After a very smooth journey to Strasbourg we had arrived slightlyContinue reading “Escape into Europe – Part 3”
So we had arrived in Lille and had spent the night in a hotel that did the job perfectly. We were all set for going into the French capital, not finding it to difficult to wake up at 7am for our 8.15 train from the huge station in the middle of Lille. For one, IContinue reading “Escape into Europe – Part 2”
Late on August the 18th I sat in my friend’s kitchen attempting to formulate a last minute plan involving numerous complications with transport and places to stay. Tomorrow we would set of on an interrail adventure using trains to go between cites. Our rough idea of where we would go included visiting Paris, Berlin, Prague,Continue reading “Escape into Europe – Part 1”
You would likely have to search far and wide to find a somebody, even a keen cycling fan outside Poland who has the name Maciej Bodnar on their radar. As a casual cycling fan I had no prior knowledge of the three time Polish national time trial champion. I am writing this after a stage ofContinue reading “Maciej Bodnar, take a bow”
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