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Flanders by bike and boat Part 3 Antwerp to Brussels

The harbour in Antwerp was a bustle of activity in the morning and our boat was underway early to take advantage of a bridge opening, necessary for us to get back to the river. Despite the boat heading to leave … Continue reading

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Flanders by boat and bike Part 2 Ghent to Antwerp

Our mooring in Ghent was functional rather than picturesque but the day dawned brightly and after breakfast we were quickly on our bikes and retracing our route towards the centre of Ghent. We decided to go solo for this day … Continue reading

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Flanders by boat and bike Part 1 Bruges to Ghent

This was one of the most enjoyable holiday trips we have had. We bought the week long trip from Rad & Reisen and it involved travelling from Bruges to Brussels by bike and staying overnight on board the Quo Vadis … Continue reading

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A jaunt on the South West Coast Path

Recently we joined some friends at Exmouth for a couple of days walk along the South West Coast Path. They were doing the whole lot in short chunks, due to finish the whole path later this year. Leaving from Weymouth … Continue reading

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Two weeks in Chamonix valley

2016/17 has not been a typical winter for me nor, I think, for the Chamonix valley. The valley has had a pretty poor ski season and I have not been skiing as frequently as previously. Partly, the two reasons are … Continue reading

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A bike ride round Lake Constance 5 Rorschach and return to Konstanz

We were told breakfast at Hotel Mozart started at 07.00. We were there at about 7.30. This was our last day cycling and it was our shortest day, so we were in no hurry. There was the most limited buffet … Continue reading

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A bike ride round Lake Constance 4 Wasserburg to Rorschach

This was the fifth day of our tour and we started it with a full breakfast, as usual. And we set off around 08.30, also as usual. The day was misty to start with but it later cleared up and … Continue reading

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