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James Sinclair
Author of Travels from the Bug
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The Route VI (part 2) – Idyllic Inlets, Gothenburg Vikings and Lost at the Last
  DAY THREE Ups and downs After limited sleep and a little worse for wear, we piled in as much breakfast as we dared to soak up the night before ( Blog Part One ), before jumping back on our bikes for the
final leg of our journey to Gothenburg (or “Jurt-a-b...

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The Route Part VI – Following the Northern Shore
Poitiers to
Copenhagen completed over the past five trips, we decided to point our bikes
north and follow the cold shores of the Baltic Sea from Denmark’s capital to
Sweden’s second city, Gothenburg. DAY ONE Out of Denmark Arriving
early morning in Copenhag...

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Deep South USA - Charleston v Savannah
side of lapping up the less famed delights of Beaufort and surrounding
islands, we took the obligatory tours of the twin historic Old South coastal
cities of Charleston, SC and Savannah, GA. This aims to be brief "first feel"
comparison. CHARLEST...

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Deep South USA - College, Coast and Crocodillians
We left Atlanta and headed out East towards the Atlantic.
There was a long way to go. Georgia just kept on coming, hour after to hour
through forest interspersed by farm land. And to think that it is only the 24th
biggest State in the Union. God it is a big...

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We spent 5 great days in and around Atlanta, Georgia. We
were lucky enough to stay in the beautiful house of our friends Adam and Paget.
It was a great base, first and foremost due to how welcoming our hosts were,
filling us with fantastic southern cooking ...

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Deep South - Blue Ridge Road Trip
I have been quietly interested in the Southern USA ever
since I touched upon the American Civil War when studying history as a kid.
This interest has grown over the years through the drip-feed of innumerous
cultural references, chance meetings with Southern...

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Helau! Karneval Düsseldorf Style
  Sometimes the insularity of us Brits gets to me. How can I
have grown up a short hop across the Channel from (arguably) Europe’s biggest
annual party without ever having heard of it? Bigger than Glastonbury, madder than Octoberfest, in a
different league ...

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Sud de France - Major Detour de France
We emerged at the top of the rock, walked to the edge and
looked out over Nice, sprawling from the Mediterranean shore. I took a deep
breath, taking it all in… and then my jaw dropped… where was the bag… THE BAG… The view disappeared as I poured over recoll...

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Sud de France - Côte d'Azur
ST TROPEZ Leaving Provence, we found ourselves on a boring motorway in
driving rain. The plan had been to drop in at Aix-en-Provence but, with this
miserable context, we made a split decision to divert south and take the coast
road. It proved to be a good c...
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