Day 1. Marble Arch – Folkestone

Click here for the routemap Good Morning, I’m currently sat in the Executive lounge on a Danish Seaways ferry. By ‘Executive’ it means you get your own keycode to get in, a complimentary pastry and unlimited vending machine coffee. As an added bonus today, we are joined by a German film crew led by anContinue reading “Day 1. Marble Arch – Folkestone”

Update: 51 days to go….

The Iconic Marble Arch in London’s West End. Completed in the 1830s and a little reduced in size (and cost!) from the original design, this monument once stood at the entrance to the then, newly built Buckingham Palace. When Queen Victoria sat in the ‘big chair’, she soon realised that Buck House wasn’t going toContinue reading “Update: 51 days to go….”

Day 2 – Folkestone – Cysoing

Hi, Day 2 started in Folkestone, Kent. I pedaled away under overcast skies with great optimism as the winds from the previous day had subsided. It was actually like being back in Devon as immediately I was faced with a 500ft climb out of the town. I was warned about Dover Hill being steep andContinue reading “Day 2 – Folkestone – Cysoing”