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September 09, 2007 GMT - Chernobyle Challenge, the final days.
Chernobyl challenge day Thirteen, Fourteen and Fifteen (ish) Raciborz - Prague – Kassel September 6/7/8 – 2007 Wednesday 06 – 09 - 07 We leave Raciborz in the rain, getting a bit familiar this. Just how many days can it...

September 08, 2007 GMT - Homeward Bound.
So the boys are on the final leg of their journey back to the UK. Just spoke with Mick S and some of them have got on the Rotterdamn Ferry, others are enbarking the Ferry for Harwich. James left a...

September 07, 2007 GMT - Chin up Chaps!
Hi everyone, sounds like its been quite a journey in more ways than just the miles covered! Your on the homeward stretch now, so chin up, hope for sunshine (how much more rain can you have!) think of home, loved...

September 05, 2007 GMT - Chernobyle Chalenge, day 12, Krakow to Raziborz Poland
Chernobyl day twelve Krakow to Raciborz 05 September 2007 Today is another Monday, but worse! It tipped it down ALL day and was cold to boot. Fitting if you consider the venue for todays visit was Auschwitz / Birkenau. That...

September 04, 2007 GMT - Day Eleven, Przemsyl to Krakow
Chernobyl, day eleven, Przemsyl to Krakow. 04 September 2007 I don't like Monday's, they are wet and dank days. Yeh ok so this is Tuesday but it feels like Monday! We have had 160 miles of rain, and when it...

September 03, 2007 GMT - Chernobyl day ten, Turnple to Przemysl
Chernobyl day Ten 03 September 2007 Turnple (Ukraine) to Przemsyl (Poland) What a day this has been, you may have read the misguided story from Lottie, more of that latter, for now the truth! After a nice easy breakfast with...

September 03, 2007 GMT - Chernobyle, Day Nine, Kiev to Turnple
Chernobyl day nine 02 September 2007, Ok so I got the date wrong, blog eight was the 1st /09. It happens, truth is we are pretty tired and the day eludes us not just the date! Wow what a day,...

September 03, 2007 GMT - Naughty Boys!!
Well talk about the Blind leading the Blind! It would seem that Martin (owner of this blog) was leading the way and happily overtaking on a white line and so all the others followed suit! (Very Naughty!). This would be...

September 01, 2007 GMT - Day eight, Kiev (Cernobyl / Pripyat)
Chernobyl challenge, day eight, Kiev Saturday 31 August 2007 Today we rest, well that was the concept. Rise at 07:00 breakfast and out by 09:00 (bear in mind I was up until 02:18hrs) in the mini bus to visit the...

September 01, 2007 GMT - Day seven, Gomel to Kiev
Chernobyl day seven, Gomel to Kiev Friday August 31st Friday, easy day ? The idea was we get up for breakfast, do a bit of shopping (those that were in the mood) then at eleven we go visit the kids....

September 01, 2007 GMT - Day six, Pinsk to Gomel
Chernobyl Challenge, day six, Pinsk to Gomel Thursday 30th August 2007 No WiFi again so this is a back fill, which is ok. Did I mention falling out of bed in Siedlce? Well I did much to Dave's amusement, no...

September 01, 2007 GMT - Day five Siedlce to Pinsk
Chernobyl challenge Day Five Siedlce to Pinsk 29 August 2007 This blog will not surface on the day it is written, there is no Wi Fi see! We are in Pinsk, Belarus. The weather has been good to us so...

August 28, 2007 GMT - Day Four, Poznan to Siedlce
Chernobyl day four. Poznan to Siedlce 28 Aug 2007 To finish yesterday. We experienced our first tiff! James and John went in to Poznan for a beer, like you do, got back got back a bit after we had all...

August 27, 2007 GMT - Day Three, Berlin to Proznan.
Chernobyl Challenge Day Three, Berlin to Proznan. 27 Aug 2007 Before we start day three it is worth mentioning that one of us, Tim, very nearly started a “domino” affect when he stalled his bike whilst turning in to the...

August 26, 2007 GMT - day Two, hannover , Berlin
Today, Sunday 26th August. Good night sleep followed by a fair F1 breakfast. We are all rested and ready by 09:30 (ish). Our aim to get to Berlin via Sted.......something, for a lunch break. So we all depart, fill up...

August 26, 2007 GMT - Day one, Holland to Hannover
Left home at 18:30and met Dave at the Tesco unleaded as arranged. No worries, We got to he premier Travel Inn to meet Mark, Dave and Tim at 20:00, no show, at 21:00 we get a call from a little...

August 24, 2007 GMT - their off!
Hello, Lorraine here, aka Mike's other half. (missing him already!) Well Mick left 3 hours ago for Hull and I guess everyone else is en route now. Good luck everyone, have fun along the way and as the French say...

August 23, 2007 GMT - Don't panick Mr Mannering
say's "Jone's" well Mick actually. My 2 panniers on my Beemer R1100S are packed and I still have space left. I work on the following principle; having checked that I have all the correct documentation, anything forgoten can be bought....

August 23, 2007 GMT - The day before, so PANICK!
Hi, this is a very short blog, the first on a journey to Chernobyl via Holland, Germany, Poland, Belarus, Ukrain and the Czeck republic. We are a group of 12 people, 9 riders, a support driver, an interperator and a...

 
 

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