Day 9: Rain Delay in Menaggio (Menaggio to Campodolcino – start of Splugen Pass)

Another guest post from Bert. I’ve been too slow on getting mine done, so enjoy another great one from Bert! Rain Delay in Menaggio (Menaggio to Corti – start of Splugen Pass) I woke up several times throughout the night; cold and wet. Small puddles of rain had managed to cross the sacred tent barrier;Continue reading “Day 9: Rain Delay in Menaggio (Menaggio to Campodolcino – start of Splugen Pass)”

Sweat, Slopes and Scenery on the SS45

Today’s post is written by Bert. Enjoy! We started our day in Varazze and started cycling on the coast. After 6 consecutive days of enjoying the coastline, ocean views, villas and beaches, the moment had come for a change in scenery. We cycled into Genoa to start the day. To put it kindly, it isContinue reading “Sweat, Slopes and Scenery on the SS45”

Day 1: Marseille to (almost) Toulon

After our little visit to Paris, we hopped on the train to Marseille. It took only three and a half hours to cross the whole of France – French trains are amazing. Once we arrived, we put the bikes back together one last time (hopefully) and made our way outside. It’s amazing how Marseille feelsContinue reading “Day 1: Marseille to (almost) Toulon”