Day 19. 49 km. Josselin-Pontivy Total 939km

Fancy a journey by bike through France? Take a look at this blog by Rob Keene, local Gloucester farmer, who’s forcing his wife and dog to do it too. I have the feeling that the dog started out as an Irish wolfhound and the mileage and wear and tear has turned him into a daschund. Well worth a read and some great pictures of France by bike.

Vélo Odyssée to U.K.

Beautiful crisp morning as we left our hotel this morning.

Hardly any people on the tow path. We stopped to take a walk around this very pretty lake. A good time for Huxley to do some doggy exploring without having to race after bicycles.

Another 24 km for Huxley today. He, rests in the basket for a few km, then whines to get out and run again!

As much of the cycle track is under trees, it is the time of year they are releasing their abundance of nuts and we have spent much time on our canal leg popping acorns; now beech nuts and conkers have added to the hazards on the path.

Very good signage, and also in the Celtic Breton language. Doesn’t look French at all

Now we started to climb, following a flight of about 25 locks and we reached a giddy height of 135 metres…

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