TransPyr 2013 – Day 04/Travel

Right, we’re nearly done.

Day 04 dawned early if not bright as I’d decided that I was going to get up at 05:00 and set off at 06:30 – a couple of hours before the others.

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TransPyr 2013 – Day 03

The plan was that every third day would be shorter and easier than the previous two to give us a rest and so Day 03 was, on paper, a half-day with time to rest and recover after two big days in the saddle – HA!

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TransPyr 2013 – Day 02

Ok, day two…..

I woke up nice and early feeling rested, refreshed and with an aching painful back – bugger!

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TransPyr 2013 – Travel/Day 01

This is not the comprehensive trip report of a successful and complete off-road traverse of the Pyrenees that I’d hoped to be writing but nevertheless here is a little write-up of my (shortened) Pyrenean adventure.

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Off the road again…..


After 3.5 days of 12 I was unhappily on my way back to blighty!

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On the road again…..

Right…’s almost 04:00, I’ve got a taxi coming to take me to St Pancras in 15 minutes, I got 3.5 hours sleep after a wedding last night and I’ve got a 17 hour day of travel ahead of me! All being well I’ll be back in two weeks having successfully traversed the Pyrenees – wish Read More

Looking likely.

Tomorrow we head back to Blighty and in just over a week I’m scheduled to take the train to the very north-east of Spain in order to start the TransPyr trip with Nick, Duncan and Kevin.

At this time my elbow has regained 90% of it’s movement and the pain has almost gone which means……

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I’ve had a very quiet few weeks as my back’s been giving me crap again and so I’ve been taking things VERY easy (a run here and a swim there but not much else).

But… there are a few little things to report:

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Right, it IS ON!!!

Today I booked the train tickets for my upcoming TransPyr trip.

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TransPyr 2013

It’s been a while in the planning (and things may well alter yet) but preparations have progressed sufficiently that I think it’s not premature to mention the plans for my Big Trip 2013!

After loving my TransAlp 2012 trip so much I didn’t want to stray too far from that format and so, after a load of research and reading, the plan is to do a TransPyr (Trans Pyrenees) trip.

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