Clonyard House Hotel
Travel Blogs from Dalbeattie
... home & exploring her lovely village. She was not only a writer and artist but she was a passionate environmentalist. Rather than see the farms broken up she bough many homes in her village & with her own home they went to the National Trust. She helped establish the ...
This may just be a mini blog but it was a trip to find out what worked for us on the bike and what didn't . I'm sure anyone who goes camping regularly will look at this and say "Yeah, of course you fool" but here goes for what we've learned on a camping trip for two on a motorbike.
- Ground mats are essential, they take up space but have one each, you will freeze during the night.
- Skinny sleeping base are a false economy, buy warm and sleep on top if you're too ...
... brought back memories of our trip to Italy on the bike last year.
Eventually went to bed, didn't had a great night sleep as my inflatable pillow must have a leak, need an alternative, might just take a pillow case stuffed with clothes next time. Sounded like it rained really hard all night but the noise is exaggerated in the tent so may have just been drizzling. Woke up by birdsong and rain in the morning, time to pack up ad go home.
... reminded me of the route from Turin to Grenoble we did last year, only much shorter.When we returned we had a wander round the surrounding forest and came across 7Stains 30 or so kilometers of mountain bike tracks ith varying levels of difficulty, all I could think about was how good it would be to ride the Yamaha WR250's we rode with ToroTrail. After a couple hours walk we got back to the tent just as it started to rain, so we sat ...
... need it last night and I’ve already had something sweet today! Before
dinner tonight I enjoyed my first Scottish Whiskey – a Speyburn – recommended
by the bar man! Very nice indeed.
It was quite
cold today – did not rise above 12 degrees! I had a slow start, finally being
able to get onto the internet by purchasing a day on BT wifi, so could finally
pay some bills and check emails etc! ...