Killing time in Grenoble

Wednesday 20th May Miles: 0 Finally, a rest day! (The first of three, in fact.)  It was chilly today, something like 13 degrees! I was back to wearing three layers again.  We made the short walk into Grenoble, and spent the day taking a look around.  It’s quite a normal sort of town, it seems…

The journey from Carcassonne to Grenoble

Saturday 9th May We were up early to catch the train from Barcelona back to Carcassonne at 9.25, where our bike was waiting for us. The train journey was uneventful apart from a very panicked couple of minutes where I looked at my ticket and saw the time 09.05… “We need to run!” I said…

Four bikeless days in Barcelona

PS to anyone receiving these by email, sorry about the absolute deluge. This is a rare occasion where I’ve had wifi good enough to post, and we will be saying goodbye to the Internet again tomorrow! Tuesday 5th May Day 1 in Barcelona We took the train in the morning and were in sunny Barcelona…

Visiting Carcassonne

Sunday 3rd May  Miles: 0 Today we did the touristy thing to do in Carcassonne – go and see the castle.  We had heard from Eric’s parents that Carcassonne had the castle to beat all castles. And I can tell you, it’s pretty good. Think Kingdom of Heaven meets Diagon Alley. Look how far away…

A quick visit to Lourdes

Wednesday 29th April Miles: 16 After a short journey in the morning we reached Lourdes, where we are stopping off tomorrow for yet another rest/laundry day. Here’s a couple of pictures from the morning:        Eric had been wracking his brains as to why he had heard of Lourdes. His working theory was that…