Archive For June, 2015

Into Wales!

Into Wales!

This week saw us enter Wales !  We left Blackpool, once again in the pouring rain and very windy , and wound our way through Preston down to Southport. A good ride including a detour to the bike shop en…

Cumbria & Lancashire

Cumbria & Lancashire

The week started with a couple of day’s off in Whitehaven. I was joined by a friend and we managed to explore a small part of the lakes around Coniston, coming back over an incredibly steep and windy pass which…

Week 13 Update

Week 13 Update

This week saw a total change of fortunes ! The gales and rain were replaced by sunshine and light winds, the single track roads, sheep and cattle grids replaced by fast roads and traffic – the logging lorries threatening as…

Back on the mainland!

Back on the mainland!

As expected the week was certainly one of WEATHER ! The storms arrived Sunday night and raged all day Monday and most of Tuesday with horizontal rain and storm force winds.  We stayed an extra day on Tiree as the…

Week 12 – Storms, Sand & a bit of Seaweed for Oscar!

After taking the ferry from Tarbert we arrived in Lochmaddy on North Uist where we stayed in a wonderful house overlooking Loch Portain – a remote location where there were plenty of deer and sea otters to keep us amused. …