Cycling the Atlantic coast of Europe from north to south during the summer of 2017. View the archive, the route so far, or donate to MSF.

Haven coast

By Stuart Lowe on

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Liberty in Skibbereen.

Skibbereen: Ireland's first gigabit city

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Timoleague Abbey. Today has mostly been rain.

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Rainy coastline

I have reached Cork.

Found the discounted-because-going-out-of-date section at SuperValu today. Yes!

I ate an entire, heavily discounted, 500g banoffee pie in a petrol station forecourt (sheltering to avoid the rain).

Being a big city, there doesn't seem to be much camping. However, I found a €16 hostel so I can have a bed and be dry for once.

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This afternoon I met Alan. He's Irish but also half Yorkshire. He's cycling around the whole of Ireland.