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About tbeartravels

It's been said that I know a little bit about a lot of things and a lot about little things. I hope I can share some of this knowledge with you as we travel.

Eurovelo 1 Brittany: La Gacilly to Rennes

BRITTANY: LA GACILLY to RENNES. JUNE 2019   Reluctantly we departed La Gacilly and followed quiet D roads (minor roads) hoping to stay in front of the predicted storms. The ride took us through rural areas and with the wind at … Continue reading

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Eurovelo 1 France: Nantes to La Gacilly

FRANCE: NANTES to BLAIN, REDON and LA GACILLY ALONG THE NANTES-BREST CANAL    2019. There were a number of reasons we didn’t continue along the Eurovelo 6 to the Atlantic from Nantes as it meant crossing a high suspension bridge … Continue reading

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Eurovelo 6 France: Brain-sur-l’Authion to Nantes

FRANCE: BRAIN SUR-L’AUTHION TO NANTES ALONG THE LOIRE ON THE EUROVELO 6     2019 This section of the bike route took us further along the Loire but with some detours inland past vineyards, picket fences and grand gateposts and along a … Continue reading

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Eurovelo 6 France: Nevers to Brain-sur-l’Authion

OBSERVATIONS from the SADDLE of a BIKE 2019. FRANCE: NEVERS TO BRAIN SUR-L’AUTHION ALONG THE EUROVELO 6 From Nevers we took a train. Instead of riding the hooked part of the river to Orleans and back south to Tours we … Continue reading

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Eurovelo 6 France: Lyons to Nevers

OBSERVATIONS from the SADDLE of a BIKE                                                             Lyon to Nevers France   After five days in Lyon we decided to move on and the simplest thing to do was to take a train to Paray-le-Monial back on the Eurovelo … Continue reading

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Eurovelo 6 France: Lyon and Perouges

OBSERVATIONS from the SADDLE of a BIKE WANDERINGS 2019  FRANCE: LYON and PEROUGES The name Lyon has nothing to do with the animal, it is more likely associated with the Latin name of the city Lugdunum, which was reduced to … Continue reading

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Eurovelo 6 France: Dole to Lyon

OBSERVATIONS from the SADDLE of a BIKE  FRANCE: DOLE TO LYON with overnight stays at SEURRE, CHALON-sur-SAONE and TOURNUS. From Dole we rode around sixty kilometres to Seurre, which for us is a big day but we had a tail … Continue reading

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Our wanderings begin: France

OBSERVATIONS from the SADDLE of a BIKE  and our WANDERING EXPERIENCES of 2019. Avid readers of this blog will note that I have added ‘Wandering Experiences’ to the heading and I have done this because that is exactly what we … Continue reading

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Tasmania: Recherche Bay

OUR JOURNEY TO TASMANIA — LAND of the ANTIPODEANS  RECHERCHE BAY     SOUTH EAST TASMANIA.  Where the French came in friendship. Our 2016 visit to Recherche Bay was to advance our understanding of the French connection with Australia, especially since spending … Continue reading

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Tasmania: Southport Lagoon

OUR JOURNEY TO TASMANIA — LAND of the ANTIPODEANS  SOUTH COAST CONSERVATION AREA  SOUTHPORT LAGOON Our 2016 journey saw us back in the southern part of Tasmania. The plan was to take a canoe trip across the water from Southport … Continue reading

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