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Cycling from London to Auschwitz

Cycling from London to Auschwitz

I recently spent 25 days completing a 2222 km (1350 mile) cycle trip from London, England to Auschwitz, Poland. Travelling alone, with just 2 large panniers full of warm clothes and my laptop, I spent 22 days on the bike and 3 rest days in Paris and Prague. I am a freelance software consultant by trade and my aim was to continue my work throughout the trip. With a laptop and WiFi connection I was able to work in any…

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London to Auschwitz, Day 7: Rest Day in Paris

London to Auschwitz, Day 7: Rest Day in Paris

As expected I was unable to have that lie in, despite my legs still aching with fatigue. I did manage to have a short afternoon nap to help my body recover, but this exhaustion was possibly due to the 5 hours of walking around museums this morning! After a momentary panic thinking I had locked myself into a self-cleaning public loo, the magnificent building I was searching for came into view: the Musée de l’Armee, which is well known for…

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