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The Cevennes – a preview?

No, the 2013 season hasn’t run out of puff just yet. But the days are getting shorter already, and with fresh memories to exploit, it’s a good time to start contemplating next summer’s routes. The picture above was taken by … Continue reading

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Bergischer Weg (Germany)

The Bergische Weg is a virgin hiking trail in Germany, covering almost 270 kilometres from Königswinter on the Rhine to Essen in the once industrial Ruhr district. For a two-day tour starting at my own door step in Bonn, I … Continue reading

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Riding a heat-wave

Amid a fierce and prolonged heat-wave, and later subject to some organisational chaos, my main summer mountain-bike trip of 2013 takes me from Basel in northern Switzerland to the lakes of Neuchâtel and Geneva, then further to the grand French … Continue reading

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