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I am holed up in the Verdal Hotel. Very pleasant little guest house. It's the Taj Mahal compared to camping. Got a lovely continental breakfast with 2 soft boiled eggs. Eggs have white shells here. Task of the day was get cash through Western Union. Used TomTom to find the location in Steinkjer 30k up … Continue reading Hunker down and wait
It's like a bus tour of Americans coming to Ireland and doing the Ring of Kerry in the fog. It's part of the plan and it has to be done. I'm in a very simple dilemma. Go out to the Islands and wait for the weather to lift or cut it out and head down … Continue reading Changed plans
Last evening was wet. Last night it rained and this morning it was wet too. I woke around 5:30 and decided to get going. My location last night was Norheimsund on the Sildefjorden. I need to head North today. My plans were to get up towards Trondheim. I failed. Things were going swimmingly until I … Continue reading Ice
The tree young ones camped beside me were from Ireland. The Irish are everywhere. Heather from Cork and the others from Lurgan. They work in London and took a flight to Oslo for the weekend. I wanted to see the Viking Ships Museum. These are spectacular examples of Viking long boats. There is very little … Continue reading I’m only saying?
From Harwich to Hook of Holland is a seven hour ferry. I got a cabin for £20. Great value. Slept well for about four hours had a shower and for breakfast at 1pm had pork schnitzel & chips with veggies. While waiting for the ferry met some very interesting folks. A chap from Ullapoole in … Continue reading Goat farm
The Run of The Country – a local Charitable Motorcycle Run is revving up once more to launch what will be their 9th annual charity run. This year the run will take place on Saturday 29th September and organisers are setting out to raise funds for local organisation, Malta Services Drogheda. To date the … Continue reading Biking Bliss 2018
On the road again for local charities, The Run Of The Country Charity Motorbike Tour will take place on 30th September 2017 and is looking for 50 motorcyclists to support the fundraising efforts again this year. To date this small brotherhood of bikers has raised over €68,000 for Drogheda charities. Again they are seeking more … Continue reading On The Road Again 30th September 2017
The final tally of funds raised for Malta Services Drogheda by The Run Of The Country motorcycle tour 2016 was a tremendous €7280. All credit to the 30 bikers who partook in the event and raised this amount of money for services to adults with intellectual disabilities in the Drogheda area. The event was a … Continue reading €7280 raised by The Run Of The Country
2010 Diary The reception from the pupils staff and parents at St. Ita’s Special School was warm and enthusiastic. Bikers could see for themselves where the fundraising money was being spent and they could meet the pupils themselves. They could see the excellent work that is being undertaken by the staff, teachers and parents on … Continue reading 2010 The first Run Of The Country