Monthly Archives: June 2015

Ireland. Cliffs of Moher, Dublin, Giant’s Causway!

Today we are headed to Dublin with a detour to the “Cliffs of Moher” for about 360 km. The ferry across the river from Tarbert to Killrush saves the about 140 km drive around the inlet.

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This was not that nice today on this rainy bleak Irish morning.… Read the rest

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Ireland. Rock of Cashel, Ring of Kerry, and The Dingle!

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From here we made for the Ferry dock for Irish Ferries. You check in at the kiosk and get a boarding card. The UK police check your passport before you board. To get on the ferry you actually cross a bridge like ramp over the loading cargo trucks.… Read the rest

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South Wales

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We are on our way to Cardiff Wales today, but we made a stop in the famous city of Bath and to the Castle at Caerphilly on the way.

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Bath is where the rich and famous have come to relax for hundreds of years, but the Romans first built baths here in 60 AD.… Read the rest

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UK South..Castles and Hedgerows

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From Plymouth we took the Tor point ferry and then rode south on the east coast to the end of the road and then up the west coast to Redruth. We had been told that bikes are free westbound on the ferry, but no that is eastbound.… Read the rest

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Plymouth

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The ferry leaves Roscoff France daily at 3 pm for the 6-8 hour crossing to Plymouth. By now it was of course raining again.

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You arrive 45 min early and check in at the gate. Here they will ask for your booking reference and passport.… Read the rest

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Madrid and up the coast of France

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Here we parted from the Swede for a few days, as we needed to get back to Madrid today. This meant a 650 KM highway ride back to Spain.

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We arrived to Modesto’s apartment where he had stored our new chains and sprockets and our NEW PANNIERS!… Read the rest

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Evora & Lisboa

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Headed north we took the tiny, curvy small roads to end in Evora in 195 KM.

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This is a 2000-year-old town that is a warren of narrow cobble streets inside the ancient walls. There is a restored Roman ruin on the hilltop.… Read the rest

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Seville and to Portugal

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Today’s plan was to get to Tavira Portugal in 372 KM.

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We drove thru Ronda again and then made for Sentenil where the village is built in a narrow valley and the old cave dwellings have been used to build the houses and shops.… Read the rest

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Marbella part 2

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Getting up early we drove back 80 KM to Marbella to meet up with Antonia and Natalia.

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They had just bought a 1200 Gs yesterday and were keen to go for a ride. We headed up in the hills again to Grazalema this is where we were supposed to end up the last time we were up here and after Rhonda, but I made a wrong turn.… Read the rest

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The west coast of Morocco & back to Spain

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Headed north again we were on a mission now to get the ferry in 2 days time so that we can arrive back in Marbella on Sunday for our tire oil changes booked for Monday morning.

We had to get past Casablanca for sure and to do this we did take the toll road to get past as fast as possible.… Read the rest

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