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Bicycle Tracks, Bicycle Signs

7 June 2015 | Transport

▲ On a recent visit to Turin in Italy I encountered this nice bicycle warning, admonishing cyclists not to go speeding down the laneway next to the Egyptian Museum, scattering pedestrians in all directions. ◄ I posted a recent photo of something I encountered o...

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10 Years of the Tour d’Afrique

11 January 2012 | Media

Crazy, doomed, hopeless, wonderful – my first thoughts when I read about the very first Tour d’Afrique – 12,000km, four months, all the way from Cairo in Egypt to Cape Town in South Africa. It really is the Mt Everest of cycling. I didn’t realise that a few years late...

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Travel Highlights

30 December 2010 | Places

It's my annual look back at the year's travels. This year I started with Museums & Galleries, moved on to Cars & Bikes, then Animals & Wildlife, followed by Big Buddhas, 10 Books, Beaches, Aerial Views, Music and Weird Sightings, Great Signs. I’ll concl...

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London-Paris by bicycle – Part 2

20 August 2010 | Transport

Day 1 of my London-Paris bike ride took me from London down to Seaford on the south coast of England. Day 2 was the short ride to Newhaven followed by the ferry to Dieppe and a 50km cruise along the wonderful Avenue Verte cycle track to Forge les Eaux. Click here for ...

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Tour d’Afrique – half way rest stop, Iringa to Lilongwe

26 March 2009 | Places

Iringa to Chitimba Beach The Lonely Planet team before the Iringa start - me, Fiona Siseman, Rana Freedman and Martin Heng. Rana and Martin rode the last stage and decided to continue on this one as well. I’m half way through my Iringa (Tanzania) to Lilongwe (Ma...

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