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A Warm Welcome in Portugal

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I had been on another shoulder-free highway for much of the day when I arrived at Azambuja, a town 50k to the east of Lisbon. I did not savor the idea of riding into the large capital city in the dark on a busy road but I strapped on my light resignedly and rebuked myself for getting such a late start.

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Santiago de Compostela and the road to Portugal

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My conclusion of our adventures on the Camino de Santiago with a cameo of Kaki the Magician-Mime.

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Merry Christmas, All!

Posted by on Dec 28, 05:22 PM
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Belated Well-Wishing, and a Brief Update on One Aspect my Personal Affairs

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The Pale Castilian Sun

Posted by on Dec 17, 02:24 AM
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It had been a briskly cold day and I, under-dressed for air that bit the skin with the sharp teeth of winter, had been forced, chattering, into a pastry shop…

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First Days on the Camino Franc├ęs

Posted by on Dec 6, 03:07 PM
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…fine weather accompanying the first few days in the Navarra region; the acute loveliness of the red, brown and green countryside covered in aging vineyards and the undulating dirt track, rocky and technical but oh-so-so-so-much fun…

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We Return to France

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From Cherbourg to Nantes

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One Dark Night...

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Edinburgh, London, Canterbury and our last spell in the UK. Bonus: Escape from the dark forests to the east of Maidenhead!

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Ride Statistics

Last Updated: Jun 26, 11:50 AM

  • Odometer: 46,033 km / 28,604 miles
  • Countries Visited: 30
  • Calories Burnt: 2,301,650
  • Near-Death Experiences: 6
  • Times Yogurt Spilled in Bar Bag: 4
  • Times Stolen from: 8
  • Flat Tires: 105

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