A Retrospective: Live On Location – Mauritius Day 7

On yer bike!
Having braved the high seas (well, calm turquoise waters) the day before on a catamaran excursion, I had got the day-tripping bug. This time I decided to trade in sails for saddles as I signed up for a bike tour of Belle Mare and Trou-D’eau-Douce. Highlights included an old Dutch fort and a proud church with resplendent stained glass windows.

Bike Tour, Mauritius

Bike Tour, Mauritius

Bike Tour, Mauritius

Bike Tour, Mauritius

Bike Tour, Mauritius

Bike Tour, Mauritius

For the full lowdown on my cycling tour, click here.

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Le Tour de France | Around The World In 5 Bike Tours

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Go Team GB!

Well, hasn’t Ole Blighty done well of late? Over the past few years we’ve hosted some of the biggest sporting fixtures in the world. 2012 saw the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (try saying that after a few drinks!) host the Olympic Games. This year, meanwhile, we’ve staged the opening segment of the Tour de France which finished up in London today. To celebrate, I co-wrote a piece for Thomson about the bike race – along with some ideas about how to getting pedalling on your hols…

Around The World In 5 Bike Tours