Monthly Archives: June 2012

Saturday big ride to St Martin de Re

Miles travelled today 0 We are still at the campsite Essi and today’s plan is to cycle the 15.6 km to St Martin de Re, the capital of the island and the largest of the original four islands before silting

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Friday cycle ride to St Clement des Baleines

Miles Travelled today 0  This morning we set off to hire some bikes. I have planned, hiring a tandem bike, so I can put my feet up and rest when the going gets tough, but Andy scuppers that idea by

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Thursday and we make it to Ile de Re

Miles Travelled today 89  Totalled mile travelled to date 326 Today was our last push to get to the island of Ile de Re which is linked by a bridge, that was built in 1988, to La Rochelle. 16 euros

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Wednesday further south to Talmont St Hilaire

Weather blue sky all day how we wish for some cloud. Miles travelled today 109  Totalled miles travelled 237 We left the Aire at just after 10 am this morning after doing all the necessary chores, and attempted to see

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Tuesday made it to St Nazaire

Weather grey sky’s in the morning sunshine and blue sky’s by the afternoon. Miles travelled today 102  Totalled travelled 128miles Whilst having a leisurely breakfast a gentleman arrived on a very traditional bicycle, wearing and using traditional gear, arrived at the Aire to fill

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Monday 25th June on ferry to saint Malo

Weather raining all day Miles Travelled today 26   Totalled travelled is 26 miles Sunday afternoon we made the decision that we would set off to France for our two week holiday on Tuesday morning, after the fitting of the

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Sunday last leg to St-Malo and home.

Miles travelled today = approx 148  Total miles travelled = 1695 (actual) Weather another wet and grey day. We wake to rain and everyone decides to put on their waterproofs following our last breakfast of croissants and bread, it will

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