… following on from yesterday’s post I stopped for a couple of days in the small town of Santo Tomas. I found it quite an interesting place, it had a bit of a Wild West feel.. something to do with the artfully crumbly buildings, and the hats. Situated in a… more »
It’s always ‘challenging’ returning home after a decent adventure but this time seems to have been, or rather ‘is’, particularly difficult. All I can think about it is the mountains – nothing new there – accompanied by a crippling apathy with respect to what passes for normal life. I’m tired too…… more »
It is seldom that sea kayaks and sheep appear all wrapped up in the same story but that’s what happens I suppose when one ventures north of the border into Devon, which, if you’re from West Cornwall, really is like visiting a foreign country.. they talk funny and do cream teas… more »
Many 1000’s of folk looked at my posts from Crete since starting at the beginning of this month so I decided that, for once, I could perhaps make myself useful and scribble a general info flavoured post with info on maps and stuff – especially given that Crete is such an… more »
After an awful lot of cycling-heavy content… time to get back to that other fun thing to do.. sea kayaking… Now, I’ve learned over the years that there are particular topics in sea kayaking that are almost guaranteed to spark off a lively debate.. one is rudders (yawn).. the other… more »
In the absence of anything interesting to write about this week (I’m swamped with development work, and with the start of the race season less than 2 months away also spending a majority of spare time on two wheels) this post is just going to continue the theme started in the… more »
cold, wet and windy in Istanbul for the last couple of days… must be time to fly home..