A brief afternoon in Brussels, Belgium

After leaving Amsterdam we rode to Brussels. It took us about three hours with a couple of stops along the way. Riding through the Netherlands is basically green fields, beautiful waterways, cows and the occasional windmill. It's stunning. We rode a long the motorway so I didn't really get any photos but here's one I... Continue Reading →

A rainy day in Amsterdam

As we've got some time off work and having recently bought a Harley Davidson, we decided we'd ride to Amsterdam. From Bristol, it takes just over eight hours. We were going to break this up into two, but as rain was forecast all day on Wednesday, we rode all the way there. I'm glad we... Continue Reading →

The Eiffel Tower, Paris

One of the first things that comes to mind when thinking of Paris, and France really, is the Eiffel Tower. Originally built in 1887, this sculpture was only meant to be temporary as part of the worldwide exhibition. The creator, Gustave Eiffel, had planned to destroy it twenty years after the exhibition ended. However, in... Continue Reading →

The Paris Catacombs

In the beautiful streets of Montparnasse, you would never expect that just 20 metres below, lies the final resting place for millions of Parisians. Back in the late 17th century, Paris was not always as beautiful as what it is today. In fact, it stank. The cemeteries were over full and becoming an increasing risk... Continue Reading →

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