Up the Fosse Way August 3rd 2006 To get our heads and bodies fit for cycling through Cuba and South America, we have cycled up part of the Fosse Way in England. It's an ancient Roman road that runs between Ilchester (near Exeter) and Lincoln, and is Britain's straightest road.
To start, however, we had to get out of Heathrow, and what more appropriate way of beginning a year's cycling trip than by riding away from the one of ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
In July 2006, having packed up our homes and jobs, sold the children and robbed the bank, we left Australia for a year-long cycling and hiking (and mountain climbing) adventure, mostly in South America, via Cuba. Since then, we've been plotting how to do this again. Until it comes off we've made the most of what opportunities have come our way for smaller trips.... full info