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Ukraine Post Mortem

Posted by • May 19, 2013 • Blog ,Ukraine Add Comment

Ukraine Post Mortem Well I have been home now for a week.  My shoulder is still killing me but getting better daily.  Hopefully it’ll be sorted in a week or so.  I had Monday off

Day 12 – Making it home!

Posted by • May 12, 2013 • Blog ,Ukraine Add Comment
Day 12 – Making it home!

Day 12 Once again the weather was awful when I woke up. I decided to push for home today so logged on and bought a Channel Tunnel crossing for 10pm that evening.  I had brought my

Day 11 – Kiev to Wroclaw

Posted by • May 11, 2013 • Blog ,Ukraine Add Comment

Day 11 After a pretty rubbish night’s sleep I got dragged myself out of bed at about 8 and ready to face the day.  The hotel was weird as the minute I opened the room

Day 10 – Mariupol to Kiev

Posted by • May 10, 2013 • Blog ,Ukraine Add Comment

Day 10 Friday morning dawned, and after a few things I got under-way.  The weather was glorious, the bike was behaving fine as I suspect it had dried out nicely from being in the sun

Day 6 – 9 – Mariupol and Donetsk

Posted by • May 9, 2013 • Blog ,Ukraine Add Comment

Day 6 – 9 It was nice just to be able to park the bike up at the hotel and relax.  I had lost all the feeling in my bum and was quite stiff from

Day 5 – Kiev to Mariupol

Posted by • May 6, 2013 • Blog ,Ukraine Add Comment

Day 5 So, today the plan was to make it to Mariupol, a port city on the Sea of Azov.  at 7am I was out and on the bike.  Glorious weather again, this would be

Day 4 Cont – Kiev

Posted by • May 5, 2013 • Blog ,Ukraine Add Comment

Day 4 Cont So I had found my fantastic hotel, parked up and it was about 1pm now.  I was shattered still but had an afternoon in Kiev so off I went. My hotel was awesome

Day 4 – L’viv to Kiev

Posted by • May 4, 2013 • Blog ,Ukraine Add Comment

Day 4 I woke up at 6am after barely 3 hours sleep.  I was nervous about the bike and just couldn’t get back to sleep.  I walked downstairs, gingerly put the key in the ignition

Day 3 Cont – Border …

Posted by • May 3, 2013 • Blog ,Ukraine Add Comment

Day 3 Cont I left Rzeszow and headed for Kroczowa where the Poland Ukraine border was.  It only took me a couple of hours to get there and it was about 9pm by now.  Exiting

Day 3 – Wroclaw to ….

Posted by • May 3, 2013 • Blog ,Ukraine Add Comment

Day 3 So I woke up at 6am again to the above.  More rain and thunderstorms.  At least my gear was almost all dry, specifically my gloves. It didn’t take me long to get ready, repack

Day 2 – Dunkirk to Wroclaw

Posted by • May 2, 2013 • Blog ,Ukraine Add Comment

Day 2 I woke up at 7am and immediately looked out of the hotel window, it was wet, but was not raining so that was OK.  I got ready for the day and hopped on

Day 1 – Off I go

Posted by • May 1, 2013 • Blog ,Ukraine Add Comment

Day 1 So, my very kind boss allowed me to finish up work a couple of hours early on this Wednesday afternoon, so I took the opportunity to head off of the tunnel and get