From Cobbles To Coast And Country

July 30 - Whitby to Scarborough A morning with sunshine. You little bewdy! We pedalled down the cobbled streets and onto the Cinder Track. This is a path that follows the old Whitby to Scarborough railway line. When the original line was constructed it was laid on cinders, rather than the usual crushed stone and... Continue Reading →

This Doesn’t Look Right

July 29 - Staithes to Whitby “Are you sure?” “I don’t think we should be here.” “This doesn’t look right.” “Well, do you think it looks right?” Oh, those words were spoken more than once today as our route took us along some “interesting” paths. We pedalled out of Staithes, along the cobbled streets and... Continue Reading →

You Could Fry An Egg On That

July 28 - Stockton-on-Tees to Staithes The very nice man at reception opened Room 1 for us and we retrieved the bikes. “Thank you so much for this,” we said, “it’s so appreciated.” “Naw problem at all,” he replied. “I think that’s the most luxurious stay they’ve ever had,” I added. “Well that’s what we... Continue Reading →

Now That’s How To Ride The Rails

July 27 - Durham to Stockton-on-Tees “The other side of the road! The other side of the road!” I called to Steve.  We pedalled out into the streets of Durham and Steve straight away started riding on the right hand side of the road. I suppose we have only had one ride to adapt to... Continue Reading →

A Special Day

July 26 - Durham Just a short post today, with mainly pictures to share of another lovely city we’ve visited. Today was a roaming day, but a special day when I got to catch up with friends from back home.  My dear friends Terese and Bruce are in England visiting their daughter, so with them... Continue Reading →

Loving It Already

July 24-25 - Haarlem to Durham A ferry trip, another ferry trip, some hills and some heat as the adventure continues in merry England and I’m loving it! We set off for the short ride from the apartment in Haarlem to the ferry terminal in Ijmuiden and arrived nice and early. We had a quick... Continue Reading →

Go West…Wagons Roll!

June 30 - Copenhagen to Esbjerg Another leapfrog day. With one eye constantly on the calendar and our July deadline, we made the decision to do another leapfrog by rail. We are making our way towards The Netherlands and to do that we have to head South. We didn’t want to backtrack, we want to... Continue Reading →

Lake Day And Treat Stay

June 7 - Bodensee With our efforts to ride beside Lake Constance proving unsuccessful in recent days, we decided to get up close and personal with that particular body of water and see it from a different perspective. The water itself.  With a final day to explore Bodensee, we decided to catch a ferry from... Continue Reading →

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