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Category: September 2017

At the finish – Thursday 14th September – the end of STAGE 11

At the finish – Thursday 14th September – the end of STAGE 11

I was only away from home for 3 nights in total but thanks to taking the night train to the start of this ride I had 2 full days cycling, I feel pretty good at the start of the ride thanks to a reasonable night in my cabin on the train. It was not a steep or mountainous ride, in fact the route was an undulating one alongside lochs & rivers & I was only troubled by showers of rain…

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Wednesday 13th September – Pitlochry to Perth

Wednesday 13th September – Pitlochry to Perth

My B&B last night was one I’ve stayed at previously on a cycle tour through this area, it’s about a mile outside the main town & reasonably priced for a tourist town like Pitlochry. Heading for the city of Perth today I was following National Cycle Network route 77 (NCN77) known on some map routes as ‘The Salmon Run’ as a lot of it runs alongside the River Tay – famous for salmon fishing. It was a bit overcast as…

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