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Valencia Day 2

Today we rented bikes from the hotel and cycled the length of the Turia Gardens that was formed in the former riverbed of the river Turia which was drained and rerouted after a catastrophic flood in 1957. The old riverbed … Continue reading

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Autumn Day

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A trip to Dalfsen, Ommen and Kampen – 3rd and 4th October

The weather was forecast to be lovely and as it might have been the last nice weekend before winter, I found a hotel in an area we hadn’t been to.  The hotel was Mooierivier which means lovely river and it … Continue reading

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Bristol – 30th July – 3rd August

A quick trip to Bristol to meet up with Alla and family visiting from California.  Enjoyed Twelfth Night in the Park on my birthday.  Cycled with Alla’s son Richard to Bath on the old railway path, stopping at Warmley for … Continue reading

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Boxing Day cycle to Ooji

   

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Weekend trip to the island of Texel – 26th September

Texel is the largest of the West Friesan islands off the coast of the Netherlands and is reached by car ferry from Den Helder on the mainland.  The crossing takes 20 minutes and only 3 euros return for foot passengers.  We took … Continue reading

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Bristol

Alla and Peter’s daughter, Valeria, married Jos in May at their home in Mountain View. But for the relatives in England and Holland, they organised a wedding lunch in  Bristol on the Glass Boat. We flew to Bristol after getting … Continue reading

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De Haan, Belgium

We cycled to the Barnes’ hotel and from there to De Haan on the coast. It’s midway between Zeebrugge and Ostend. We went through small villages and along canals to reach  the town of Blankenberge first and then along the … Continue reading

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Brugge, Belgium

We took the train to Brugge (or Bruges if you’re a French speaker) to meet the Barnes family who were visiting from Mountain View as part of their Belgium bike tour.  The weather was lovely and Brugge hasn’t changed since … Continue reading

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30km Bike ride to Theetuin

Aymen organised a Meet Up to cycle along the Waal to the Theetuin in Millinger near the German border. It ended up being about 25 people!  We first stopped for coffee at Oorteshekken on the polder.  The Theetuin or Tea … Continue reading

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