Sunday, 24 Mar 2019

Category: Travelling

The Low Weald

The Low Weald

Best 100-Mile Bike Routes” Chris Sidwells The Low Weald is the low-lying land between the North and South Downs. It divides into two areas with the Low Weald encircling the High Weald. The southern part of the Low Weald is slightly wider that the rest of it, so this ride goes around that section with […]

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The South Downs

The South Downs

Best 100-Mile Bike Routes” Chris Sidwells The South Downs are a chain of chalk hills that rise just east of Winchester and plough into the sea like the bow of a big white ship at Beachy Head near Eastbourne. Long and relatively thin, they lie south of the Low Weald, so this South Downs 100 […]

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Dartmoor. Traveling By Bicycle

Best 100-Mile Bike Routes” Chris Sidwells Dartmoor is a huge, gaunt mass of granite over which few roads venture. Only two cross it, but they go right through the middle, scoring a giant X across its craggy surface. This ride uses one of those roads, so you experience the majestic emptiness of Dartmoor, while the […]

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Puget Sound

Diving in Puget Sound

Fifty Places To Dive Before You Die Chris Santella Janna Nichols had something a little different than Puget Sound in mind when she decided to take up diving. Something like Hawaii. “At the time, my daughter was going to college in Hawaii,” Janna began, “and I imagined that diving would be a great mother-and-daughter activity. My […]

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High Weald. Bicycle Travel Basics

Best 100-Mile Bike Routes” Chris Sidwells If you expect the High Weald to be hilly you won’t be disappointed. This is a hard ride in tough but beautiful terrain. Very few hills on it surpass the 200-metre mark, but there is almost no flat riding as the ride makes a complete circumnavigation of the High […]

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