Category: Europe 2015

Posted in Cycling and Travel Europe 2015

James, jet and the jugular.

Besides being a very attractive small harbour town Whitby has three or four significant claims to fame. It has a large ruined Abbey set high on a promontory above the…

Posted in Cycling and Travel Europe 2015

Whitby and beyond

We are staying in our holiday let, on a farm, in the village of Coxhoe near Durham for the next week. The cottage we’re in is lovely, comfortable, warm and…

Posted in Cycling and Travel Europe 2015

From the Roman period to the early 20th century

Yesterday was, perhaps our least successful day so far with cold windy weather and too much driving, but it did have some good points. We knew that if we were…

Posted in Cycling and Travel Europe 2015

Out and about

We’ve made a real effort to have a couple of quieter days and have managed pretty well. Yesterday we weren’t away from our lovely holiday let until well after 10am….

Posted in Cycling and Travel Europe 2015

Milnathort

It has been three days since I last wrote for my blog, and with a fairly erratic Internet connection it may be a day or two before I can post…

Posted in Cycling and Travel Europe 2015

To the highlands

Monday 25 May Leaving Milnathort our first stop was at Dunkeld a small town north of Perth which has an interesting history and prides itself as being the gateway to…

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The Royal tour

Inverness 27 May With only a couple of days left in Scotland we’ve spent most of the day in the far north. Our hotel “the Ulbster Arms” in Halkirk was…

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To the Netherlands

I’m sorry that I have not managed to put more pictures of our trip ¬†on the website but, at present, I have no way to transfer photos from my main…

Posted in Cycling and Travel Europe 2015

More Vermeer

  This morning we spent a while trying to make up our mind about what to do with the day. The decision was a trip to The Hague, primarily, to…