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Day 9; Away from everything

One last night in France. No cities, no tours, no nothing. The final night to be spent away from everything in the …

Day 7; Reims

Leading with a photo this time, this was taken on the way to Reims when I pulled over to get out of …

Day 6; Riquewihr

I suppose technically that’s not true, given that we arrived in Riquewihr on the afternoon of day 5. For the sake of …

Day 5; Route Des Cretes

After getting out of the road works mess that was Dijon (twice – long story), I decided to give the scenic route …

Maison Laudiere

Before I move on, I need to write a little note on our first two nights stay. I found Maison Laudiere (as …

Day 2; More Normandy!

We must have been another hour and a half on the road from Mont Saint Michel before we reached ‘home’; Maison Laudiere, …

Day 1; Normandy

Day 0 began at about 5:30pm on the Friday with loading up the bike for the approx 256km trip to Cork. By …

France on a Bike

August 2004. Having bought a great big monster of a tourer, I came to the decision to take it around France on …