Blogs from Middleton-in-Teesdale, Durham County, England, United Kingdom, Europe

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74 Miles Today has probably been the hardest day of all!!!! Battling with high winds against me with lots of ups and downs. I crossed Hadrian's Wall at a spot I recognised from when I walked it with Mary in 2009 . Equally spectacular views to Scotland but very different. The struggle in my journey was only tempered by the dramatic open moorland scenery. The heights were very wuthering! I had my first fall off the bike-whilst being preoccupied by being buzzed by a curlew and the distraction caused me to go into a rough at the side of the road and with a gust of wind I was blown over! No harm done and I eventually came to a very nice hostel at Langdon Beck. I am really looking forward to a day off on ... read more




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