Day 5’s ride started with a short climb out of Abergavenny, then a downhill ride all the way to Usk. The weather was warm, and the sun peaked through now and again, and the Usk valley was serene. Another good day for riding then.
Day three started well with a fantastic fried breakfast from the bed and breakfast. The sky was clear, there was a slight breeze, and I was feeling great. I was raring to go. This may have been the cause of a problem later on…
Day 2 started well. Fantastic fried breakfast provided by the hostel, and the weather was warm and overcast but not wet. Starting off from the Cwm Pennant hostel was a great way to start cycling for the day. It’s nestled in the foothills and the surrounding countryside and views are […]
I headed up on the train yesterday to Holyhead. That was not easy. I almost didn’t get there. First Great Western weren’t going to let me on at Taunton (I booked the tickets on the 15th of April and was told by their telephone desk that they couldn’t reserve bikes […]
The wife and daughter are going on holiday in Cornwall with the mother in law, and the grandmother in law. I am staying at home and dog sitting. So with the clever application of the aunty dog sitter I am off cycling for the week 🙂 On Sunday I will […]