Land’s End, England to John O’Groats, Scotland
At the start of a long coast to coast ride, the ritual is to dip our bicycle wheels into the ocean signaling the start and end of our ride. Not on your life in Land’s End!
We settled for a morning photo on the cliff at the iconic sign marking the beginning of our journey.
Our first official day started misty and windy as we left Land’s End and headed along the western coast of Cornwall. Even when the fog caused our visibility to shrink and the sea to melt away, locals we passed, emerging like apparitions as we slowly cycles down narrow lanes (barely wide enough for one car and our bikes), greeted us, “Good day, mate! Lovely day!”
Great start. Hope you find lots of pubs with warm fires for getting toasty dry. Onward and upward!
Anne- Thanks for keeping friends and family updated on your trip! Love the observations and the storytelling with photos! Especially appreciate the map you shared today. Helps me better visualize the journey!
Dear Anne, thank you so very much for sharing this journey with us! My mom, Jane McCallum, was born and raised in Hawick, Scotland. I had the wonderful opportunity to travel with her and my dad there in 1999. Seeing Scotland through your travels brings me closer to my mom in Memory. Thank you. Jean
Love the visual of the wooden map.