The Longest Day

Uphill to Bamenda End of the road I decided to take the high road, up to the hills surrounding Bamenda. Told that the tarmac road would end at a bridge…

Nigeria – The Way To Abuja

Officials in Uniform My first full day in Nigeria was a long one. All 161km of it. The day was broken up with checkpoints. 21 of them. But no-one wanted…

The Forbidden Fruit

Yes, you’ve guessed correctly, it’s another anecdote involving food. I’m gathering quite a collection of these, but for now, I’ll just share the latest fruit fiasco. I spent a couple…

The Heat Is On

The Spanish Interior – From Leon to Cordoba Homeless in Leon The rest day in Leon was spent in a bit of a stupor having had far too little sleep…

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…