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Discovering home

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One of the revelations that has come from taking up cycling has been discovering more about the area in which we live. We’ve been in this quiet corner of Normandy for nearly two decades and thought we knew it pretty well. But riding the local roads on a bicycle brings you into a new, more intimate contact with the landscape as well as… Read more »

In the picture

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One of the reasons I’m excited about taking up cycling again is to do with the views. As a professional photographer, I always have some form of camera with me – even if it’s just my phone. And when we first discovered the voies vertes I was struck by how they represent a major photographic obsession of mine – the marks… Read more »

The greenway to happiness

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We’re very lucky. Not only do we live close to two of France’s major cycle routes – the Vélo Francette and the Véloscénie – but those routes also spend much of their time near us on voies vertes, or greenways. Technically, a voie verte is a route from which motorised traffic is banned. It’s reserved for walkers, cyclists (including people like us… Read more »