Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Bicycle Diaries (Day 6) – 5th Oct 2014 – Rotterdam

I’m staying in Rotterdam to explore some more, it’s the first time I’ve stayed anywhere this tour more than one night. It’s great to give myself the opportunity to get to more than a glancing look around. I just wandered … Continue reading

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The Bicycle Diaries (Day 5) – 4th Oct 2014 – The Hague to Rotterdam

I had planned to go to Amsterdam today but realising I would be arriving at the weekend I couldn’t get any accommodation so I made the decision to go instead to Rotterdam. The old couple I met yesterday had sold … Continue reading

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The Bicycles Diaries (Day 4) – 3rd October 2014 – Bruges to The Hague

Blimey, today was long! Google Maps showed it as a 98 mile direct route but I ended up doing about 110-120 miles as I took the scenic route of the North Sea cycle route. I didn’t help that when I … Continue reading

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The Bicycle Diaries (Day 3) – 2nd Oct 2014 – Ghent to Bruges

Left at half 10ish after a nice chat with Lisa, the owner of the hostel/boat. Getting out of Ghent was easy as there were plenty of signs. The ride was pretty, mostly the rivers and canals. Stopped by a pretty … Continue reading

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The Bicycle Diaries (Day 2) – 1st Oct 2014 – Brussels to Ghent

Started off at 1000 and getting out of the city was the hardest part of the day. It was;t too bad though as I had Google Maps (god bless you!) and it would prove very handy that day (and most … Continue reading

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The Bicycle Diaries (Day 1) – Friday 30th Sept 2014 – Bristol to Bruges

I arrived back into the UK in May and spent quite a few weeks travelling around seeing friends before (finally…!) settling back in Bristol. While I absolutely LOVE the city in which I grew up in it didn’t take me … Continue reading

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