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November 21st, 2010 | Cyprus

All things happen for a reason…

My problems with the non-performing upholsterer continued… He promised that my bags would be ready on Saturday morning and before I rode the 70 odd kilometres to his premises in Limassol, I called to make sure that I was not heading out on a wasted ride… When I finally managed to get hold of him, […]

November 20th, 2010 | Cyprus

More news from the road…

The man who might just make it around the world before he turns 100, my verbal sparring partner and good friend, William Hoover, has arrived safely in South East Asia… He has wasted no time in telling me I should be getting a move on…!! He is concerned that Cyprus may become my “Hotel California”… […]

November 19th, 2010 | Cyprus

Riding in Cyprus – Petra Tou Romiou and the Reunion in Pafos…

The reasons for my ride to Pafos on the far western side of the island were two-fold… Since arriving in Cyprus, I had been in occasional contact with Lucien and Sandra, who had been camping at Pegeia, just north of Pafos. In one of the emails we had exchanged, we had arranged to meet in […]

November 19th, 2010 | Cyprus

Not at my best today…!!

(This post was originally published on the 22nd of November, as a general notice to advise you of my current position… I have now moved it to an earlier date so the my posts continue to fall in a chronological order, and appear on the top of my home page…!! ) ******** November 22nd 2010… […]

November 18th, 2010 | Cyprus

Riding in Cyprus – Larnaca Fort

There was still so much to see, and I was running out of time… I had planned to get the first available ferry out of Girne in Northern Cyprus, which left on the 22nd, but the old adage of “the plans of mice and men”, has conspired to keep me here a little longer… Not […]

November 17th, 2010 | Cyprus

Waving Willi Goodbye…

On the morning that Willi left, we stood out on his balcony, watching the sun come up over the Mediterranean… The sun’s rays blasted holes through the light cloud cover, making it a sunrise to remember…!! Willi had spent his last few days in Cyprus buying various pieces of luggage to repack all his gear […]