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London to Auschwitz: Day 9, Châteaux Thierry to Sainte-Menehould, 135km today, 885km total

London to Auschwitz: Day 9, Châteaux Thierry to Sainte-Menehould, 135km today, 885km total

I slept quite well despite some snoring from one of the Americans! Having eaten all of my sweets before bed-time, this made for some interesting dreams… One of the less weird but more enjoyable ones was of cycling through some great sunshine and I woke up excited to hit the warm road. However, when I looked outside I realised it was only a dream… After taking our time to wake up, we wandered down to breakfast. Eric and Loren, who I…

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London to Auschwitz: Day 8, Paris to Châteaux Thierry 100km today, 750km total

London to Auschwitz: Day 8, Paris to Châteaux Thierry 100km today, 750km total

What a cool day! Waking up in Paris with the prospect of another 3 weeks of cycling was demoralising; despite knowing that I will have an interesting adventure. The thought of 1400km more, the distance I have travelled already, but twice over, AGAIN, together with the lactic acid is just daunting. I demolished my breakfast before saying goodbye to my Mum (for the third time on this trip as she keeps following me) and cycled off past the Gare du…

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