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Days 13/14 The route to the boat…reflections and more stunning scenery

I recently stumbled upon a motorway coffee stop in the UK where a small coffee was small – not a mug; a medium coffe was a decent cup – not a large plant pot; and a large coffee was a mug – not a paint tin. I remember remarking my surprise that their descriptions actually… Continue reading Days 13/14 The route to the boat…reflections and more stunning scenery

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Day 10 Aranda to Burgos …..lost in translation….

The main route from Aranda to Burgos is straight as an arrow, and I suspect,the route most people will take. However, if you are on a bike, you almost certainly have to choose the scenic route throught the villages but, shush, don’t tell anyone, it’s better anyway. I had a feeling that my Garmin had… Continue reading Day 10 Aranda to Burgos …..lost in translation….

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Day 9 El Burgo de Osma to Aranda…. The finer points of cycling Spain, well some anyway….

Only the sleepiest cyclist can take the wrong direction out of the smallest town. And then, due to some motorway access restrictions add to his woes by having to pursue an 8 miles detour. Oh well, it was a short ride for the day and I was heading for a rest day in Aranda. I… Continue reading Day 9 El Burgo de Osma to Aranda…. The finer points of cycling Spain, well some anyway….