Galveston Island

Galveston Island

We decid­ed on the spur of the moment to take a trip down to Galve­ston Island, about an hour and half from Sug­ar Land.  Here’s our route: Amaz­ing­ly we end­ed up doing a cir­cle and going about 166 miles.  A good day! On arrival in Galve­ston after the...

Laurissilva Forest Trail Ride, Madeira

Look­ing for a bit of “horse heav­en”, I con­vinced Stephen he would love a group ride in the woods. After a quick check on Tri­pAd­vi­sor, we dis­cov­ered to our sur­prise that Madeira’s Num­ber One attrac­tion fea­tured hors­es! With a call to Quin­ta do Ria­cho, I...

Madeira East Road Trip

View Larg­er Map Fea­tures: beg­ging man, grow­ing crops, walk­ing mourn­ers, bear-snatch­ing tot, whirling fog. We wait­ed for the car agent at the des­ig­nat­ed spot for an hour (due to a mix up) before we even­tu­al­ly drove off in a wee, dirt-brown Nis­san Micra....

Madeira West Road Trip

View Larg­er Map Fea­tures: beg­ging lizard, smil­ing dog, tree-hug­ging bear, park­ing tick­et, and explod­ing tyre The alarm went off at the ungod­ly hour of 7am, and we slow­ly dragged our­selves out of bed. A lit­tle known fact: dark­ness pre­vails at 7am in...

Granite Way Cycle Path

We ful­ly expect­ed a fun day, our first taste of bik­ing in the UK. We embarked on the Gran­ite Way, a main­ly traf­fic-free cycle route from Oke­hamp­ton to Lyd­ford, Devon and a part of the exten­sive Nation­al Cycle Net­work (NCN) in the UK-route 27 “Devon...
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