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Cycling and Sailing in Scotland – Salen

Cycling and Sailing in Scotland – Salen

Friday, August 25, 2017 
 I have been here before back in 2010. Not only was it in parts the same route, but the same weather. A light drizzle is accompanying me on my ride from Craignure to Salen, not enough to get really wet, but enough to not take the camera out as often as I might have otherwise. But I learned from the second day of this ride, that it will be too hot if I wear my

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Cycling and Sailing in Scotland – Loch Linnhe

Cycling and Sailing in Scotland – Loch Linnhe

Thursday, August 24, 2017 Our guides promised us a surprise for this morning. Unfortunately, they already gave it away with their hints, I believe. Since we do want to set sail right afterward, we have another day with an early breakfast on board The Flying Dutchman. It is another day of beautiful weather. So far I have been fortunate as the rain always came when I were on board or was so little it was easy to ignore. Considering the

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Calendar Photo of the Month: June 2018

Calendar Photo of the Month: June 2018

  This calendar photo of the Month is from my English Norway Planner, featuring the Kjørsvikbugen in Møre og Romsdal, Norway. I took this photo during my Scandinavian Adventure when Solo and I traveled by ferry from Kristiansund to Trondheim. When I started planning this tour I searched for a way to cycle from Kristiansund to Trondheim, but all I could find were routes either following a major road or dead-end roads. Nothing that could take me all the way

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Cycling and Sailing in Scotland – Caledonian Canal

Cycling and Sailing in Scotland – Caledonian Canal

Wednesday August 23, 2017 Tony notices that it is always the same order in which we are getting up to the deck in the morning. Today is no difference. It is still an hour before breakfast and mere two hours before we start our new cycling tour, but I enjoy the slow start of the day. Today I will be able to choose from two different routes. I can either go the shorter one, toward a special surprise and back

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