Saturday, May 19, 2012

Training session

Sunday morning, 38kms to red shed and back. Cool winters morning, so we are well wrapped up. 
 The training is not going that well with only about 2 weeks before our France tour. Our 5 day tour from Marmande to Toulouse is self-supporting so we are carrying our own gear. The first job is to keep it light but with conferences at both ends it could be difficult.
The maximum distance is on day 3 with 53kms from Serignac-sur-Garonne to Moissac. With all day to do it hopefully shouldn't be too bad. 

Wednesday, May 2, 2012


What electronics to take is important, particularly when the aim is to travel as light as possible. I dont have a netbook or very light computer. It is clear though that the modern cellphones and tablets can do everything a PC could do and in some cases more, such as taking photos.
I have been using a Galaxy Tab Note which I believe is the best Phone/Tablet combination invented. Not only is it a phone, but it is large enough to comfortably browse the net, read my e-books and has a great camera. The GPS options will allow me to navigate and record our trip.