Category: Travel

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The Rame Peninsula – Camping Trip Day 4

The last day of our holiday already, and typically we awoke to find a thick sea mist had soaked everything. Thankfully, by the time we had been for a swim in the swimming pool, cooked, and eaten pancakes things were drying out nicely and the sun was out. It was forecast to be hot today...

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The Rame Peninsula – Camping Trip Day 3

The weather was a little overcast today so rather than head to the beach we headed along the coast to a Monkey Sanctuary near Looe. It was a rescue centre for monkeys that had at some point in their life been part of the pet trade. Staff stood around the enclosures telling us the life...

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The Rame Peninsula – Camping Trip Day 2

Today looked like being a bright sunny day. There was still a breeze blowing and some wind-blown waves on the long expanse of sands at Whitsands Bay. Rather than drive anywhere we decided to walk down the cliffs to the beach today instead. We of course had a swim and pancakes at the campsite first....

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The Rame Peninsula – Camping Trip

Our family holiday this year was a week on the Rame Peninsula. We were camping in Ramsey, our VW campervan after racing at the Pivot 24/12 MTB races near Plymouth and had no real plans for the week. Typically after months of long hot summer with blue skies, hot still days, warm nights and no...

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A Nice Surprise

It’s always nice to have a nice surprise, even if it’s a surprise that you give yourself. A couple of weeks ago Chris, one of my team mates from Scimitar Endurance posted the following to the rest of the team. I have finally admitted defeat to riding unsupported around Crete in 2 weeks time. A...

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Reminders of Home

I have lived in West Wales for a long time and pretty much fell in love with it from the first day, but before coming to university in Aberystwyth I lived on the Isle of Man which is also a very lovely place to live. I’ve always thought the Isle of Man and Aberystwyth are...

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Paddling, Biking and Hare ‘n’ Hounds

With no Welsh Series Cyclocross race on the calendar I headed North this weekend instead of South. First stop after a drive through the rain, mist and murk was Porth Eirias in Colwyn Bay where I met up with the North Wales Surf Ski Paddlers Group. Surf Ski Session in Colwyn Bay The rain, mist...

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