Outside the wind was a noisy, malicious presence, violently shaking the tent as it raged about at speeds in excess of 140km/h. But it wasn’t the wind that I was worried about – it was the snow.
What’s the strangest chat up line you’ve ever heard? Mine was during a summer holiday in the French Alps aged 27, and went something like “would you ski with me to the North Pole”?
Why Girona for a road cycling trip? There is a disproportional number of pro cyclists (nearly 100) living in the small Spanish city of Girona. This alone should be conformation that its a great place to come and ride… but to spell it out; quiet roads, great tarmac, courteous drivers that are used to cyclists,
I was recently asked in an interview for RBS, where I suggest to go for a very different kind of travel experience. My response was Svalbard.
Corsica first came onto my radar in 2013, when the Tour de France completed the first 3 stages of the 100th tour on the Island. The beautiful arial footage of the Island during the race just blew me away, and I banked it into my memory of ‘must go’ places with my bicycle. Well it
Just back from a two day hike across the Beaufortain Massif. I had completely forgotten just how much fun micro-adventures without a bike can be, as it’s been a couple of years!! Staying in a high mountain refuge… being warmed by a roaring log burner and cups of tea, playing cards and board games, whilst its -10C and snowing outside.