Category Archives: Places

Irish adventures V

DRAFT Today we are travelling to Cork First we have to catch the ferry to cross the river Shannon Followed by 100km of what I would describe as country lanes. Beautiful scenery. We arrive in Cork and our Bed and … Continue reading

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Irish adventures IV

Quite a comfortable night but it is time to Go for another full Irish breakfast After which we depart on foot to meet up with a remote member of the family. We have a nice chat and exchange information on … Continue reading

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Irish adventures III

Despite an extremely comfortable bed I am awake fairly sharp. I am in no real rush this morning and the heavy rain outside does not entice me to go out immediately. There is only one thing to do Go for … Continue reading

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Irish adventures II

Awake fairly early. In my case not the best night. Always the same on the first night on a new bed. Also for some unknown reason I felt hungry which could not be the case. Inthe realised I was longing … Continue reading

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Irish adventures

Off to Ireland for a few days for a small tour of the country. There is a direct flight from Carcassonne to Dublin with my least favorite airline Ryanair which we need to take advantage of. Car hire and all … Continue reading

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Retromobile week

First thing tomorrow I am catching the train via Bordeaux to Paris where I shall meet up with my friend CB who is currently making his way, also by train, from England. The excuse is the classic car show Retromobile. … Continue reading

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Tolosa de Llenguadoc

Someone having to catch a plane very early at Toulouse‘s airport, it was decided to make a day of it and spend the night in town. It normally takes only an hour to get from home to Toulouse or the … Continue reading

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Ola – Holidays

An excellent and needed break 11 days around Spain Day 1 🚘 333 km 🚶🏻‍♂️ 7,4 km 🖥 Link Day 2 🚘 446 km 🚶🏻‍♂️ 5,4 km 🖥 Link Day 3 🚘 533 km 🚶🏻‍♂️ 8,8 km 🖥 Link Day … Continue reading

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Ola – Day 11

DRAFT Last day Today, we drive home after a stop in Pau to meet up with an old friend who had reserved lunch at the restaurant L’Interprète which I can seriously recommend. The Michelin guide does as well. It is … Continue reading

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Ola – Day 10

Today we cross back into France and head for Biarritz just on the other side of the border. 259 km But before we quit Spain, it is important to stop and do a bit of shopping as well as fill … Continue reading

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