Tour de Brexit – Britain says See EU Later as May signs Article 50 letter and triggers Brexit

On the very day that Brexit is finally triggered by Theresa May,  I thought it appropriate to write a little about how Brexit impacted the 2016 Tour de Travoy.  In years to come, 2016 will be remembered across Europe for the Brexit referendum result and it certainly played it’s part during my tour last year. The referendum result was announced the same day I climbed … Continue reading Tour de Brexit – Britain says See EU Later as May signs Article 50 letter and triggers Brexit

2016-08-01 (Day 46) Barnet – London – Dublin

Today’s photo shows the departure board at Euston train station in London. After a weekend in London getting my bike fixed, it was time to get the train back to Ireland on Monday morning. Having been away for 7 weeks, I was looking forward to getting back to the old sod. My train was due to leave at 08.10 but the platform number for the … Continue reading 2016-08-01 (Day 46) Barnet – London – Dublin

2016-07-29 (Day 43) Quineville – Cherbourg – London

Today’s photo shows the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth harbor, which at a height of 170 m is one of the tallest structures in England outside of London. The tower has 3 observation decks one of which has a glass floor 100 m above the sea. It was opened in 2005 after 5 years construction work and cost over £35 million. However, it has proved to … Continue reading 2016-07-29 (Day 43) Quineville – Cherbourg – London

2015-06-17 (Day 01) London – Arlon

Today’s photo shows St. Pancreas train station as the traffic streams past on a cloudy Friday morning in London. The clock-face on the tower showed 07.10 so I had plenty of time to catch my train at 08.55.  2 days previously, I had booked the Eurostar from London St. Pancreas to Brussels Midi so after almost a week in Enfield, the Tour de Travoy finally … Continue reading 2015-06-17 (Day 01) London – Arlon