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.

Swansea and Cardiff

By Stuart Lowe on

Day 77 and it's September. It may have to be an epic day today.

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Pan of porridge, banana, and honey to fuel me this morning through Wales.

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Looking down to Pendine Sands. No speed record for me getting up this hill.

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South Wales. #NCN4

The hills wouldn't be so bad if I could get the benefit of them.

Current location is near Burry Port

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What a grand day. Can't stop on the beach though. Got to reach Cardiff before dark.

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30 km of good, mostly traffic free, cycle path #NCN4 brings me to Swansea Bay.

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Oh hi south west England. I didn't see you over there. See you soon.

I've done 89 km of cycling so am stopping for a cup of tea. ☕

Kudos to Swansea's West Pier Deli. They just asked me and some other cycling people what they could do to improve their provision for bikes.

Reached St Brides Major

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After Swansea

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Port Talbot panorama

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Looking over to England

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Reached Llantwit Major

An hour from Barry.

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Oh! What's occurring? I'm not being funny but I got here quicker than I thought.

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Cardiff Bay and Penarth on Friday night

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The Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay.

Saturday was a rest day with friends in Cardiff. It was so great to spend the day with old friends.

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Thanks to Haley and Edward Gomez for looking after me in Cardiff.

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Edward, Haley, Jen, Chris and Gabi