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At last the day for departure arrived with a blanket of snow to greet us and confirm that it,s a good plan to be heading for the sun. We were ready to leave early. Sue came with Robin and took us to Welwyn North where we met Lynne and chatted all the way to Leicester Square. we carried on to Heathrow and started with a G &T and a chat with a nice man from Melbourne. Overshadowing all are my thoughts about ...
... Distance travelled by bus or car: 1861 miles (2996km)
Total distance travelled: 4471 miles (7198km)
Average daily distance by cycle: 54.6 miles per day (87.87 km per day)
Number of punctures: 7
Number of blown tyres: 2
Number of brake pad replacements: 3
Number of chains snapped: 1
Number of headsets replaced: 2
Number of falls off cycle: 7
Number of stitches in Sophie's ankle: 5
Number of calories ...
... would be round later that morning... so had to boil a kettle to wash before then being late for work! When I arrived back later that night the heating was so hot I had to open the windows - at least it was fixed! The location was a little further to the office and on par with Victoria House above with the exception of the heating/water issue, but I just liked the little extras so would rate this ...
But I say Adios to my 10 bed hostel dorms, shared bathrooms, Spanish speaking (which included a lot of pointing/actions/smiling and shrugging my shoulders/French/general Spanglish), throwing toilet paper in the bin, beautiful sights and scenery. And hola to the UK and my brilliant friends and family that I can't wait to catch up with.
It is good to be home once more…until next ...
... amount of sausage, cause Chiara's friend Enzo was supposed to eat ALOT...). Dinner with the two Italian anesthetists! (Why are there so many Bulgarian people in Belgium?) after which we were all supertired and decided to go to sleep! The next morning was already the last day of this roadtrip! Drove back to Dover, took the ferry and went home where I was welcomed with another Italian dinner to tell all the ...