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Xian in China – cycling the city wall

18 May 2017 | Transport

◄ It may not be totally original, like the Pingyao City Walls, but the City Walls of Xian stretch for 14km and you can rent bicycles and ride a circuit. They cost 200 RMB (about US$30) refundable deposit and 45 RMB (about US$6.50) for two hours     ...

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Mallorca

29 May 2015 | Places

Why had I never been to Mallorca before? I finally got around to it with a bunch of friends, we all had a great week there, staying at the Hotel Son Paulo up in the hills at Orient. We never went near Magaluf, the package tour centre often referred to as Shagaluf. ...

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Midnight Ride

8 September 2010 | Transport

▲ Crossing Chelsea Bridge just after midnight I’ve been doing a lot of cycling in and out of London. I reported on my Boris Biking experiences, the new London bicycle share scheme. Correctly it’s the Barclays Cycle Hire scheme and I’ve racked up about 10 hours of...

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