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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 ...
... the car park (free public car park!) although it's busy there is designated bays for motorbikes and wouldn't you know it but a bloody big BMW takes up most of the spaces, if I'd had a pen and paper i would have written a sarcastic note but instead posted his picture onto Parking Like a **** to shame him.
Went to the chippy over the road call Polar Bites, what a find! On the face of it a normal chippy, but as well as the normal ...
... 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 ...
... into the next village, Kirkcudbright,
known as the ‘artists’ town’, and visited Broughton House and Garden, the home
and studio of artist Edward Atkinson Hornel, from 1901 – 1933. It is an 18th
century house, which displays a collection of his work, his book collections
and is furnished impeccably in the style of his time. It also houses an
exhibition of unique timber furniture by ...
... cave was St Ninian’s retreat during the 5th
century. St Ninian founded the first Christian church in Whithorn. The cave is
found by walking through a woodland and then along a rocky beach. Early stone
crosses, found here is the 1800’s, are house in Whithorn Museum, but the
entrance is surrounded by weathered wooden crosses placed there by pilgrims who
have visited the cave since his ...
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