We headed to the Isle of Wight for a few days cycling to enjoy some great sea views and a few good hills to test our legs.
Laura and Paddy's adventures by bike
London to Paris, everybody does it differently. Some people race it in 24 hours, for others it is the challenge of a lifetime and they raise thousands for charity. We were taking a more leisurely place to enjoy the views and highlights of the route.
In October, with one week left before Paddy had to go back to work, we decided to take the bikes away to escape reality. With only a few days available and looking for some fun rather than a challenge we decided to head to Norfolk to explore a part of the UK neither of us knew.
Three months after our cycle trip around South America we are back at work and have fitted back into normal life surprisingly easily. However, flashbacks from the road are a common thing, especially at night when trying to get to sleep in a comfy bed is now impossible, and we find ourselves missing our tent.
On Sunday we cycled from Welwyn to London and learnt some important lessons – ducks can walk on water, birds can’t land on ice, Greenwich needs a bridge, and that cycling in the cold is nice when you are wrapped up