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Our Second Tour - Touring on 2 yellow bikes


The Aim: to get to North Cape, Norway and from there - round the world

14,001 km (8,700 miles) over 492 days from February 28, 2011 to July 3, 2012

Topic: Bicycle Touring  
Categories: Recovery, Tour diaries, Winter touring, Equipment lists, Expedition touring bikes, 6-12 months, Aborted tours, Extended, World
Locales: Europe, United Kingdom, England, Wales, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Macedonia, Republic of, Greece, Turkey
Years: 2011, 2012

Permalink: http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/SatNavSaysStraightOn1

Copyright © 2011-2014 By Emma Taylor and Stuart Taylor - (contact)

Status: Completed Jul 2012Featured Journal #459
Last update: Friday August 17, 2012 08:42 (US/Pacific) (edited Tue 30 Oct 2012 02:44 (US/Pacific))
436,675 hits since January 30, 2011 (hitcounts updated nightly)
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Stuart complained that he thought the bed was not big enough!


Table of Contents

Pre-Tour Rants

      About Us
      About The Tour
      Equipment List
      30 days to go
      Finally we are both jobless
      20 days to go
      10 days to go
      5 days to go: (5 becomes 4)

On Tour

      Key Distances
      Food
      Journal Updates
      SPOT GPS Messenger
      Visas
      Our Vaccinations
      Our Actual Route So Far
England
      Day 1: Blackdown, Haslemere
      Day 2: Alton
      Day 3: Peswsey
      Day 4: Bitton, Jon & Annie
Wales
      Day 5: Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales
      Day 6: Aberdulais
      Day 7: Aberdulais
      Day 8: Ferryside
      Day 9: Meidrim
      Day 10: Near Fishguard
Ireland: Renamed - Closed for Winter
      Day 11: Kilrane
      Day 12: Duncannon
      Day 13: Newtown Cove
      Day 14: nr Reanaclogheen
      Day 15: Cork
      Day 16: Cork
      Day 17: Newmarket
      Day 18: Killimer
      Day 19: Doolin
      Day 20: Doorus
      Day 21: Cong
      Day 22: Cong
      Day 23: North of Westport
      Day 24: North of Carrowmore Lake
      Day 25: Ballina
      Day 26: East of Ballysadare
      Day 27: Donegal
      Day 28: Donegal Town
      Day 29: Crolly
      Day 30: Manorcunningham
Northern Ireland
      Day 31: Bushmills
      Day 32: Bushmills
      Day 33: Carnlough
Scotland
      Day 34: Troon
      Day 35: Lamlash - Isle of Arran
      Day 36: Lamlash - Isle of Arran
      Day 37: Lochranza - Isle of Arran
      Day 38: Lochgilphead
      Day 39: Glen Orchy
      Day 40: Liarn Farm Cottages, Loch Rannoch
      Days 41 - 46: Liarn Farm Cottages - Loch Rannoch
      Day 47: Inver nr Dunkeld
      Day 48: Kinross
      Day 49: North Berwick
      Day 50: North Berwick
England - Again
      Day 51: Beal, nr Lindisfarne
      Day 52: Ashington
      Day 53: Dalton Piercy
      Day 54: Blakey Ridge, North York Moors
      Day 55: Cottingham, Hull
      Day 56: Cottingham
      Day 60: P&O Ferry Hull to Rotterdam
Netherlands
      Day 61: Noordwijk
      Day 62: Bakkum
      Day 63: Den Oever
      Day 64: Warms
      Day 65: Zorgvlied
      Day 66: Annerveenschekanaal
Germany
      Day 67: Bingum
      Day 68: Wiesmoor
      Day 69: Wiesmoor
      Day 70: Nordenham
      Day 71: Krautsand
      Day 72: Breiholtz
      Day 73: Süderholtz
Denmark
      Day 74: Sønderborg (Island of Als)
      Day 75: Overnighting Site 703, Skovballe (Island of Tåsinge)
      Day 76: Hummingen (Island of Lolland)
      Day 77: Hummingen (Island of Lolland)
      Day 78: Overnighting Site 898, Avnø, Nokkeskoven
      Day 79: Overnighting Site 866, Hørhavegården
      Day 80: Overnighting Site 774, Unnerud Huse Teltplads
      Day 81: Overnighting Site 745, Lille ؒs Krog on the shores of Gurre Sø
Sweden
      Day 82: Mölle
      Day 83: Mellbystrand
      Day 84: Olofsbo
      Day 85: Fjärås
      Day 86: Lilleby
      Day 87 & 88: Island of Almön
      Day 89: Island of Almön
      Day 90: Sikhall, Lake Vänern
      Day 91: Wild Camp 1
      Day 92: Wild Camp 2
      Day 93: nr Kil
      Day 94: nr Kil
      Day 95: Råda
      Day 96: Stöllet
      Day 97: Höljes
      Day 98: Stöten
      Day 99: Särna
      Day 100: Lillhärdal
      Day 101: nr Linsell
      Day 102: Vemdalen
      Day 103: Vemdalen
      Day 104: Hoverberg
      Day 105: Frösön
      Day 106: Lit
      Day 107: Strömsund
      Day 108: Hoting
      Day 109: Vilhelmina
      Day 110: Storuman
      Day 111: Slussfors
      Day 112: Hemavan
Norway
      Day 113: Mo I Rana
      Day 114: Storli
      Day 115 & 116: Storli
      Day 117: Storjord
      Day 118: Rognan
      Day 119: Fauske
      Day 120: Fauske
      Day 121: Fauske
      Day 122: Fauske
      Day 123: Fauske
      Day 124: Fauske
      Day 125: Fauske
      Day 126: Moskenes (Lofoten Islands)
      Day 127: Moskenes
      Day 128: Moskenes
      Day 129: Moskenes
      Day 130: Flakstad
      Day 131: Flakstad
      Day 132: Flakstad
      Day 133: Flakstad
      Day 134: Flakstad
      Day 135: Flakstad
      Day 136: Hyttegrend
      Day 137: Lyngvær
      Day 138: Sildpollneset
      Day 139: Sortland
      Day 140: Harstad
      Day 141: Harstad
      Day 142: Skjervøy
      Day 143: Sandnes
      Day 144: Sekkemo
      Day 145: Wild Camp 1 (Langfjorden)
      Day 146: Alta
      Day 147: Wild Camp 2 (Sennalandet)
      Day 148: Olderfjord
      Day 149: Skardsvåg (Nordkapp)
      Day 150: Skardsvåg (Nordkapp)
      Day 151: nr Honningsvåg
      Day 152: nr Honningsvåg
      Day 153: nr Honningsvåg
      Day 154: nr Honningsvåg
      Day 155: nr Honningsvåg
      Day 156: nr Honningsvåg
      Day 157: Mehamn
      Day 158: Wild Camp 3 (Hopseidet)
      Day 159: Wild Camp 4 (Kalak, Bekkarfjorden)
      Day 160: Wild Camp 5 (Devkkešskáidi)
      Day 161: Tanabru
      Day 162: Wild Camp 6 (Fállejarbakti)
      Day 163: Kirkenes
      Day 164 & 165: Kirkenes
      Day 166: 14km from Grense Jakobselv
      Day 167: Kirkenes
Finland
      Day 168: Wild Camp 1 (somewhere in Finland!)
      Day 169: Hietajoki
      Day 170: Wild Camp 2 (South of Inari)
      Day 171: Wild Camp 3 (South of Saariselkä)
      Day 172: Wild Camp 4 (nr Peurasuvanto)
      Day 173: Sodankylä
      Day 174: Sodankylä
      Day 175: Wild Camp 5 (nr Hihnavaara)
      Day 176: Wild Camp 6 (nr Kelloselkä)
      Day 177: Wild Camp 7 (nr Ruvanaho)
      Day 178: Kuusamo
      Day 179: Kuusamo
      Day 180: Kuusamo
      Day 181: Hossa
      Day 182: Wild Camp 8 (South of Rasivaara)
      Day 183: Soumussalmen kk
      Day 184: Suomussalmen kk
      Day 185: Wild Camp 9 (South of Saarivaara)
      Day 186: Kuhmo - campsite closed!
      Day 187: Wild Camp 10 (South of Petäiekylä)
      Day 188: Lieska
      Day 189: Jakokoski - Finnish Transport Museum
      Day 190: Joensuu
      Day 191: Joensuu
      Day 192: Kirkkoranta
      Day 193: Kirkkoranta
      Day 194: Savonlinna
      Day 195: Wild Camp (Pistohiekka)
      Day 196: Wild Camp (Juvela)
      Day 197: Repovesi
      Day 198: Tykkimäki
      Day 199: Loviisa
      Day 200: Loviisa
      Day 201: Helsinki (ish)
      Day 202 - 205: Helsinki
Estonia
      Day 206: Tallinn
      Day 207: Lohu
      Day 208: Kaisma Suurjärv
      Day 209: Uulu
Latvia
      Day 210: Vējavas
      Day 211: Ūdensrozes (Ağes ez)
      Day 212: nr Glāžšķūnis
      Day 213: Sērene
Lithuania
      Day 214: Cedasai
      Day 215: Anykščiai
      Day 216: south of Giedričiai
      Day 217: Trakai
      Day 218-221: Trakai
      Day 222: Tetenai
      Day 223: Varėna
      Day 224: Druskininkai
      Day 225-231: Druskininkai
      Day 232-238: Druskininkai
      Day 239: Druskininkai
Belarus
      Day 240: Гродно (Hrodna)
      Day 241: Гродно (Hrodna)
Poland
      Day 242: nr Сокулка (Sokołka)
      Day 243: nr Protasy
      Day 244: nr Istok
      Day 245: Zabużu
      Day 246: nr Bielany
      Day 247: nr Osowa
      Day 248: nr Wólka Kraśniczyńska
      Day 249: Krasnobród
      Day 250 & 251: Krasnobród
      Day 252: nr Bukowiec
      Day 253: Dynów
      Day 254: Rymanów
Slovakia
      Day 255: Stropkov
      Day 256: Trebišov
Hungary
      Day 257: Tokaj
      Day 258: Tiszacsege
      Day 259: Adádszalók
      Day 260: Adádszalók
      Day 261: Szolnok
      Day 262: Csongrád
      Day 263: Szatymaz
Serbia
      Day 264: Сента (Senta)
      Day 265: Нови Сад (Novi Sad)
      Day 266 & 267: Нови Сад (Novi Sad)
      Day 268: Платичево (Platičevo)
      Day 269: Ваљево (Valjevo)
      Day 270 & 271: Ваљево (Valjevo)
      Day 272: Љиг (Ljig)
      Day 273: Чачак (Čačak)
      Day 274: nr Богитвац (Bogutovac)
      Day 275: Крушевац (Kruševac)
      Day 276: Блаце (Blace)
      Day 277: Лесковац (Leskovac)
      Day 278: Врање (Vranje)
Macedonia
      Day 279: Куманово (Kumanovo)
      Day 280: Штил (Štip)
      Day 281: Штил (Štip)
      Day 282 & 283: Струмица (Strumica)
Greece
      Day 284: Κιλκίς (Kilkis)
      Day 285: Αλεξάνδρεια (Alexandreia)
      Day 286: Λιμήν Λιτόχωρο (Limin Litochorou)
      Day 287: Βελίκα (Velika)
      Day 288: Βελεστίνο (Velestino)
      Day 289: Αχίλλειο (Ahillio)
      Day 290: Λουτρά Αιδηψού (Loutra Edipsou)
      Day 291: Κρύα Βρύση (Krya Vrysi)
      Day 292: Χαλκιδα (Chalkida)
      Day 293: Αθηνα (Athens)
      Day 294 & 295: Αθηνα (Athens)
      Day 296: Ferry to Ρόδος (Rhodes)
      Day 297: Μαλώνα, Pόδος (Malona, Rhodes)
      Day 298 - 301: Μαλώνα, Pόδος (Malona, Rhodes)
      Day 302 - 308: Μαλώνα, Pόδος (Malona, Rhodes)
      Day 309 - 315: Μαλώνα, Pόδος (Malona, Rhodes)
      Day 316 - 322: Μαλώνα, Pόδος (Malona, Rhodes)
      Day 322 - 329: Μαλώνα, Pόδος (Malona, Rhodes)
      Day 330 - 336: Μαλώνα, Pόδος (Malona, Rhodes)
      Day 337: Μαλώνα, Pόδος (Malona, Rhodes)
Turkey
      Day 338: Marmaris
      Day 339: Wild on D550
      Day 340: Nr Ula
      Day 341: Nr Ula
      Day 342: Boynuzcuk Geçidi (Boynuzcuk Pass)
      Day 343: Tavas
      Day 344: Pamukkale
      Day 345: Pamukkale
      Day 346: Pamukkale
      Day 347: Pamukkale
      Day 348: Dazkiri
      Day 349: Dinar
      Day 350 (Part 1): Dinar
      Day 350 (Part 2): The kindness of strangers
      Day 351 (Recovery): Dinar
      Day 352 (Recovery): Dinar
      Day 353 (Recovery): Dinar
      Day 354 (Recovery): Dinar
      Day 355 (Recovery): Dinar
      Day 356 (Recovery): Dinar
      Day 357 (Recovery): Dinar
      Day 358 (Recovery): Dinar
      Day 359 (Recovery): Dinar
      Day 360 (Recovery): Dinar
      Day 361 (Recovery): Dinar
      Day 362 (Recovery): Dinar
      Day 363 (Recovery): Dinar
      Day 364 (Recovery): Dinar
      Day 365 (Recovery): Pamukkale
      Day 366 (Recovery): Pamukkale
      Day 367 (Recovery): Antalya
      Day 368 (Recovery): Antalya
      Day 369 (Recovery): Flying back to the UK
      Newspaper Interview

Recovery & Rehab Back in the UK

England - 3rd attempt!
      Day 372 (Recovery): Stitchless
      Day 378 (Recovery): 28 Days Later
      Day 379 (Recovery): Dr's follow up
      Day 382 (Recovery): Walking without the crutches
      Day 383 (Recovery): The difference a day makes
      Day 386 (Recovery): Riding at Last...
      Day 387 (Recovery): Another Short Ride
      Day 389 (Recovery): Another Dr's Appt
      Day 397 (Recovery): Infection confirmed
      Day 401 (Recovery): The dead skin has now gone
      Day 405 (Recovery): 14,000km at long last
      Day 409 (Recovery): Hospital - 1st visit
      Day 413 (Recovery): General Update
      Day 419 (Recovery): General Update
      Day 422 (Recovery): General Update - Looking Better
      Day 424 (Recovery): 2nd Hospital Visit
      Day 432 (Recovery): General Update
      Day 436 (Recovery): General Update
      Day 438 (Recovery): 3rd Hospital Visit
      Day 448 (Recovery): 14 Weeks on
      Day 470 (Recovery): Playing the waiting game

End Game: For the time being, it's over


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