Cycle Touring France 7th-May-2023

Garry McGivern Travelsonabike2 is cycle touring in France Sunday, 7th-May-2023. Saint-Malo to Portsmouth by ferry, then cycling from Portsmouth to Bognor Regis. 31 miles. As you can see, I changed my ferry and came home today instead of tomorrow. And judging by the weather this morning, just in time. There was a definite chill in the air.

After getting on the ferry this morning, I’m not surprised I was able to change my ticket; it was dead. There were only a handful of passengers; I’d never known a ferry so quiet. I’m not so sure I want to do the crossing from Saint-Malo to Portsmouth again. It seemed such a waste of a day, and there’s not exactly a lot to do on board either.

Lorry containers
Inside the empty ferry

Well, I’m home now for at least a month; I seem to have a different hospital appointment every week, and sometimes two in a week.

It’s been an enjoyable week away, despite the weather being a bit wet. And if I’ve learned one thing on this trip. It’s that not all campsites open in May. Total miles cycled this week 491.

To see where I spend each night, and the route I’ve taken on this tour, visit the Where’s Garry page. You can also follow my progress on social media Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Pinterest.[jetpack_subscription_form title=”Follow Garry on his travels” subscribe_text=”Subscribe to my blog and follow me as I cycle across France”]

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