Category Archives: France

Italy, Genoa, 25 – 27 July 2017

Another ferry trip to get from Bastia, Corsica to Genoa, Italy, a 10 hour journey, departed at 2145 (45 min late) and arrived at 0715 (15 min late) the next day. Cost 34.63 euro that includes a discount of 7.50 … Continue reading

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France, Corsica, Bastia, 22 – 24 July 2017

At Corte I could not upload pictures to my blog and at Bastia the Internet at the place I was staying at was broken so I am catching up now. From Corte I rode to Ajaccio, the birthplace of Napolean … Continue reading

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France, Corsica, Corte, 20 – 21 July 2017

Sassari, Sardinia to Corte in Corsica. First stop out of Sassari was Castelsardo, a seaside town full of tourists for some pictures and then on to Santa Teresa Gallura which is where the ferry leaves for Bonifacio, Corsica. Good ride … Continue reading

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France, Pont du Vaux and Albertville, 19 – 25 August 2015

From Marseille I rode to Pont du Vaux a small town in the middle of France. I used the freeway because this part of France is very congested and would have taken twice as long on the back roads. On … Continue reading

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France, Marseille, 15 – 18 August 2015

I decided to take the freeway / toll road from Arles to Marseille thinking that it would be faster. It was fine until I got to a toll plaza where you take a ticket, 3 lanes open out into 20 … Continue reading

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France, Arles, 12 – 14 August 2015

Short ride to Arles from Millau, traffic jams at the roundabouts along the coast road, this part of France is very crowded during the school holidays. Arles (pronounced Arl) an ancient city where Van Gogh did some painting and it … Continue reading

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France, Millau Viaduct, 11 August 2015

I rode to Millau for one reason only, to see the Viaduct. To get here I used back roads through the mountains, best ride so far, 178 km in 3 hours. One and a bit lane roads, no traffic and … Continue reading

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