There are advantages to being a ‘morning-person’

Today was always going to involve an early start, but as ever we managed to wake before the alarm and were dressed in minutes, heading out of the hotel to walk to the Gare de Nord for the start of what will be Andy’s busiest travelling day yet. Our plans this year have shifted, settled…

Day 7 – La Rochelle, a great place for a rest day!

Yesterday afternoon saw the boys pedalling into the stunning Port of La Rochelle for a much anticipated first rest day. The last couple of days’ cycling has been lovely for them, pottering along the well-made, maintained & sign-posted trail along the Vendée Coast and through the wetlands of the beautiful Marais Poitevin. As they parked…