Biking through the Pyrenees on our honeymoon – an unforgettable journey.
This entry was posted on April 6, 2012 by Jude. It was filed under Weekly Photo Challenge and was tagged with BMW R1100S, Journey, Motorcycling, Pyrenees, Spain, Travel, Weekly Photo Challenge.
How freaking cool is that!
April 6, 2012 at 8:46 pm
The silver and mandarin one was mine. My husband christened it the ‘Dyson’ because it was the same colour as my vacuum cleaner. What a flaming cheek eh!
April 6, 2012 at 10:01 pm
Bikes are freedom and journey in my book:)
April 6, 2012 at 10:03 pm
My feelings exactly – rain or shine. There’s nothing like it.
April 6, 2012 at 10:13 pm
The number of ‘silver riders’ there are in Canada is incredible. They all seem to be riding Harleys too. They are everywhere in the summer. They do make me jealous. I think its the freedom that is associated with just getting on a bike and riding somewhere.
I love this shot Jude. there is a calmness in the photo. I love the lines you have of the road side, the cables and then the mountains. It makes an interesting shot.
April 6, 2012 at 10:08 pm
Thanks Kate. I started serious biking about 12 years ago. For me there’s an amazing combination of freedom and adrenalin. Loved those BMW’s in the photo, which we sold last year to buy a camper-van – which is now up for sale so we can go back to bikes! I can’t wait.
April 6, 2012 at 10:20 pm
Bikes and Microlites. A wonderful combination. You really are enjoying life to its fullest. Go for it.
April 6, 2012 at 10:33 pm
Surely he meant it was the same colour as his Dyson??? Looks like a fab journey!
April 6, 2012 at 10:37 pm
Ha! I should be so lucky! Although … he does vacuum his office at least once a year … or two. It was a brilliant trip.
April 6, 2012 at 11:18 pm
April 6, 2012 at 11:56 pm
Thanks! It was beautiful scenery to ride through.
April 7, 2012 at 12:35 am
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Now that’s a honeymoon!
(Honey, if you’re reading this, scuba diving in Key West was just as awesome!) :-D
April 7, 2012 at 4:22 am
Scuba! Ah yes – I loved that too. Ten years or so mostly diving around the UK – especially Scotland. Scapa Flow was the best ever. No dry-suits needed for Key West I bet. I bet the variety and colours of the fish were just wonderful down there.
April 7, 2012 at 9:35 am
I started diving in the cold waters off the coast of New Hampshire and Maine. After diving in the Carolinas, Key West, and the Bahamas, I haven’t been in the water around here since. All that warm water and tropical fish pretty much spoiled me!
April 7, 2012 at 11:14 am
Ah Jeff – but there are fantastic things to discover in cold water. Amazing life living in and clinging to wrecks. And nothing like the looming ghostly battleships on the bottom of Scapa-Flow! Go get a dry-suit!
April 7, 2012 at 12:20 pm
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what a fantastic way to travel AND to honeymoon!! Love the ‘dyson’!! Glad you’ve come to your senses and are getting back to bikes. Great picture!!!
April 7, 2012 at 10:50 am
Thanks Louise! It was a fabulous journey through those mountains. Can’t wait to be on a bike again.
April 7, 2012 at 12:15 pm
Oh yes, that would be unforgettable for sure! Great scenery and awesome bikes!!!!
April 7, 2012 at 3:17 pm
Thanks Sonel! I’d love to do it again.
April 7, 2012 at 4:12 pm
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This is so cool! What an adventure!
April 8, 2012 at 5:11 pm
Thank you! I wonder how soon I can ask for a second honeymoon?!
April 8, 2012 at 5:48 pm
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what an exciting and beautiful roadtrip..
April 11, 2012 at 4:45 am
Thanks Maggie, it was definitely both, and I would so love to do it again!
April 11, 2012 at 2:31 pm
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