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TARIFA TO NORDKAPP – a cycle ride from Southern Spain to Northern Norway

This is only a short article to accompany the photos that have now been put onto the website. Thank you all for your support throughout my ride. Those of you who know me will not be surprised that several thousand … Continue reading

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Images of Bergen 6th August

Suffering withdrawal symptoms from cycling, however Bergen is a great city. The hills are very steep. Indecision is acceptable and understandable. Nectar comes in glasses. Warming up on a 140 round a minute anti aircraft gun, wives should be obeyed … Continue reading

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A Leisurely Return from 71°10’21” to Honningsvag via Skarsvag. 28th July.

Back at my Honningsvag seaside residence, found by Brian (my thanks friend), I had just opened my ‘early’ evening beer, a Mack, remember the most northerly brewery on the world in Tromso, …. Note the nice little touch on the … Continue reading

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Today I Finished a Wonderful Journey. 27th July.

The Globe at Nordkapp. I have pitched my tent 400m from and parallel with the globe that marks the furthest land point of Europe. So tonight, for one night only, I will be the most northerly inhabitant of Europe. To … Continue reading

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A Day of R and R. 26th July.

I could have risen early, packed up the tent in the rain and cycled into town to look around. However today was planned as a rest and recuperation day. Arguably I needed neither, but there is little else to do. … Continue reading

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Nearing the Finishing Line. 25th July.

The patchy rain forecasted for today was ‘patchless’, seamless as it hammered down on my tent during the early hours. This did not bode well for the ride up to Honningsvag. However after a coffee in the restaurant attached to … Continue reading

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Across the Stokkedalen and Repparfjorddalen. 24th July.

Today has been a great ride with a feeling of having crossed over a large remote stretch of country. The road tunnels leading into Alta from the west on the E6 had not permit cyclists. All the detours added distance, … Continue reading

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