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The Cliffs of Moher, Mountain-Brompting and hitch-hiking
We had only slept for 2 hours after an amazingnight in Dublin. Somewhere around 7:30 AM, we were already on a bus headed for the Cliffs of Moher. It’s approximately 280 km (174 miles) from Dublin. We would not be … Continue reading
Day 15: Liverpool and the sunken Duckmarine
«Homeland of Beatles» – this is the only thing Tasha knew about Liverpool before today, may be also something about football club. But Yuliya have already been here and never got tired to repeat that it is her favorite city … Continue reading
Day 13 & 14: 50 miles to Chester and traveling with 3 children
Our hostel, gently covered with tight little clouds, was located high in the mountains, so we started the day by carefully descending down the road. We walked down the first hill since the sign happily informed the slope was about … Continue reading
Day 12: Snowdonia. Riding an ambulance to the mountain top!
We spent a night in the train going to the North of Wales. In order to get to Llandudno from Llanelli we had to change from one train to another four times. We slept for a few hours, one can … Continue reading
Clover, harp and Guinnes – a change in our plans!
Well, dear friends… We have a little a huge change in our plans But don’t worry – it’s for the best =) We are going to the motherland of Oscar Wilde, and James Joyce… and of the best dark beer in the … Continue reading
Day 10-11: Swansea, Llanelli and fun on the beach
It is about 60 miles from Cardiff to Llanelli. We didn’t want to beat our last 54-miles record – we wanted to swim! It was Thursday, the end of the second week of our journey and we had something to … Continue reading
Day 8 and 9: Cardiff, red dragon and leek
Perhaps, no other city made us so happy on arrival as the capital of Wales – Cardiff (Caerdydd – in Welsh). When 86 kilometers on a bike are behind and friends are waiting – anyone would be happy! But Cardiff … Continue reading
Day 7: Leaving England, meeting Wales – a 54-miles-ride!
After waking up in an ancient Bristol castle, like real princesses, we started the day with morning beans and eclairs, had traditional tea with milk and continued out journey. We had to go more than 50 miles to Cardiff.
Day 6: Bath-Bristol. Railway Cycle Path.
The morning started veeeeery early – when you sleep outside the sun doesn’t let you stay asleep for long! We finished a couple of posts right in our shelter in the yard of a tavern and were treated with fresh … Continue reading
Day 5: Stonehenge and a night on the street
Very early in the morning we headed towards Wiltshire and became one of the first visitors of the famous Stonehenge. Which was great – it was Saturday and crowds of tourists started to come and make huge lines at the … Continue reading