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Is there any end to these great roads?!

So today we found ourselves in the pre Pyrenees. Again our prepared route was around 200km so we searched out a way that we could extend that and take in more roads we haven’t taken. Our search criteria is pretty simple – if it’s as windy as all hell then it’s in. By late morning…

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If I’m dreaming, don’t wake me

Today as I was riding along the N260 with its ultra smooth tarmac and corners that are perfectly spaced to allow you to maintain a cornering rhythm mile after mile I couldn’t help but reflect on how lucky I am to be here and enjoying such a beautiful place in the world on a motorcycle.…

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Climbing into the clouds

Like yesterday the Beilsa tunnel was going to be closed between 8:15am and 7pm so if we wanted to get back to France by the most direct route we had to be at the gates before 8:15. We got there at 8 and it was closed. That was really going to change our plans. However…

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Cruisin’ the Mediterranean in May

For some reason my prepaid SIM card didn’t like roaming so this is a fairly long post covering our whole cruise. From Barcelona we moved into our second phase of our trip, the Mediterranean cruise. Along the way we make a number of stops so that we can visit Naples, Pompeii, Rome, Pisa, Florence, Cannes,…

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Madrid – city of contrasts

Planes, trains and automobiles. We have now completed that trio with a fast train trip to Madrid. Such a fast smooth comfortable way to travel just watching the scenery slide fast you at a rate of around 250km/h.  Before I went on leave we were talking about the train and how it’s funny that we…