“I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Cluny” – The City of the Horse, Bourgogne, France

Since the caravan brakes didn’t fail and we’ve already used up the stress-making options of a Kamikaze Lorry and towing a caravan through the Mistral, Mark tried to add a different layer of excitement to our departure. As he loaded the bikes on to the van, he tried to amputate the end of his fingerContinue reading ““I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Cluny” – The City of the Horse, Bourgogne, France”

Hints on Heating, Heroines and Horses – Radon to Jargeau, France

A Drive through Le Perche towards Orléans I was gagging for a cuppa! I’d used my last tea bag and my supplies were all buried somewhere within Big Blue. Mark had laid down the law; no foraging until the bikes came off the back of the van. Since we were making a succession of brief,Continue reading “Hints on Heating, Heroines and Horses – Radon to Jargeau, France”

A Picturesque Pet Shop Run; Kranjska Gora, Triglav & The Vršič Pass, Slovenia.

Bright sunshine lit up the peaks around us, but today was laundry day. We were right out of pants and our cupboards contained even less than Old Mother Hubbard’s! The caravan water pump was sounding a little iffy. “We could set up something with a bit of height and siphon the water straight into theContinue reading “A Picturesque Pet Shop Run; Kranjska Gora, Triglav & The Vršič Pass, Slovenia.”

Escape from Austria – to ‘The Most Beautiful River in the World’, Slovenia

Be brave & have faith – there is almost always something better around the corner! We were upset to have been booted out of the beautiful mountains in Austria but the moment we entered Slovenia, my jaw dropped. It re-clenched again only as we descended the many vertiginous hairpins of the Predel (or Predil) Pass.Continue reading “Escape from Austria – to ‘The Most Beautiful River in the World’, Slovenia”