The thought of enjoying some Dutch food and drink in an ice cold paddling pool really kept me going in the 35 degree heat yesterday! Those Bitterballen (kind of like round croquettes), Drop (licorice) and beer tasted SO good in the cold water at the end of the day. BIG THANKS to Joas Burggraaf for… Continue reading Fancy a bitterball anyone?
Amsterdam, this is a beautiful city! I’ve never seen so many bikes, such a variety of people getting around on them and such a crazy range of things being done or carried on the bikes too!!! Amsterdam. A city where men, women and children enjoy and feel safe getting from A to B by bike.… Continue reading Super Cycling Man in Amsterdam
You may have noticed that the red square on my LIVE map hasn’t been moving too much recently. The truth is, my departure from London at the end of May could have been better. Things can always be better can’t they? Before the grand départ Perhaps cycling around Britain and Ireland for two months, attempting… Continue reading With a little help from my friends
I recently visited a school in Amsterdam and was asked by one of the children: “What’s the funniest thing that’s happened to you so far on your bike ride around the world?” I had to say that being interviewed by a Dutch TV news channel was up there with one of the funniest and most bizarre… Continue reading Super Cycling Man on Dutch TV