Monthly Archives: June 2011

Picos de Europa

The Picos aren’t big – the whole national park is only about 40km by 40km, and they aren’t exactly stand-alone, running almost seamlessly into the Cordilla Cantabrica range on one side and the Basque mountains heading towards the Pyrenees on … Continue reading

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Catching up

We have been out of access to fully update the blog for a while as you may have noticed. When we have had access it has been unreliable and/or we’ve been too tired to write. So here’s an update of … Continue reading

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Still alive…

In case you were wondering. We’ve been somewhat lax over the last week, compounded by intermittent web access. But the  next installment is on the way, honest.

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Rhythm of life on the road

We’ve been spending a lazy Sunday at a lovely campsite near Comillas, west of Santander. It’s been lovely to have a little downtime – we’ve hardly had any so far. Adrian fitted new gear selectors to my bike and tweaked … Continue reading

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Cave art ancient and modern

In two days we’ve experienced the two extremes of art history. We spent much of Friday in Bilbao at the Guggenheim – several hours both outside and inside the museum. The building itself is the show stealer and will always … Continue reading

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A Basque and Bilbao bimble

The road has taken us quite a few kilometres since we were last able to post. Every day on this trip flies by and every day is so full it feels like a week in itself. So having crossed into … Continue reading

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