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Day 32

That’s it then. Evidence of me arriving in Hendeye followed by the Frontier notice as I crossed into Spain. Not quite Check Point Charlie but it will do! Heading down to see Ceris, and the MacDonalds tomorrow and planning to … Continue reading

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Day 31

Last day of camping. Madam did not take her rejection by Jose well! I decided to stay well clear of  town today, it is clearly a place riven with tension as the mature residents vie for the attention of the … Continue reading

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Day 30

Camping Duna Mungay I have been camping for 2 nights now. The site is great. It is small and friendly and has a lovely pool and good facilities. Last night it rained a bit! Photo courtesy of Jeff who captured … Continue reading

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Day 29

Camping

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Day 28

St Jean de Luz I hope that, as you read this, you spare a thought for me. This is my pitch for the next 4 nights. The campsite is lovely, although I had to cycle up a punishing hill to … Continue reading

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Day 27

Capbreton: After the extravagance of the poshest hotel in town last night (it was also the only one) I decided to be more responsible and booked into a hostel in Capbreton tonight. Unfortunately, the internet connection is not working very … Continue reading

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Day 26

Contis Plage Today  I passed 1000 kms and, while doing so, managed to ride just over 100 kms from south of Arcachon to Contis Plage. Disappointingly, the odometer returned to zero rather than show 1000. never mind! This might seem … Continue reading

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Day 25

Well, dear reader, you will be delighted to know that it all worked according to plan and that, thanks to Ansmann and their Bordeaux distributor getting the replacement parts delivered and fitted, I am on the road again and have … Continue reading

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Day 24

Bordeaux I got to grips with the tram system here today. 4.30 euros for a day travel card, it is a quick and efficient way of getting about. I had heard about the Association of Fishermen’s inaugural Social Networking Party at … Continue reading

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Day 23

Out and about in Bordeaux: à demain.

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