Most heard phrases from France and Spain

A little bit of local language…. (as you can see, I’m far from fluent). Most common phrases heard in France: Que Horreur! (when raining) Bon Courage! (when cycling uphill) Bonne…

Statistics from the first month

For those who like numbers, here are some stats since leaving UK to my current location in Cordoba…. Days since leaving UK: 32 Nights in a tent: 27 Days spent…

Taking the rough with the smooth

The sun’s out but the cycling’s hard… Since leaving Rochefort on Monday, rather late it has to be said… the campsite was lovely and the owners lovelier. I also had…

A confusing fusion

African and Caribbean beats from France Rochefort’s ‘Sites en Scenes’ Open Air Concert Saturday night photos Sunday night writing I’m sitting outside, with the drum pounding through the loudspeaker and…

Photos from France

I’m now in Saint Sevre having a lovely time (the sun is now out!), just a day or two from the border with Spain. Until I get round to a…

First week in France

1 day getting there, 5 days cycling, 1 day doing very little… I can’t quite believe it is nearly a week ago since I waved goodbye to the shores of…