The Adventures of Grandma & Grandpa

One big world, 2 bikes, 6 grandchildren many postcards…


Morocco by Bicycle The End

Sadly, all good things have to end. Yet not before we ended our memorable bicycle trip through Spain and the Atlantic coast of Morocco in stunning style. Leaving Essaouira, we headed to the beach at Sidi Kaouki. There may be more RV’s than cyclists, but the coast now is spectacular. The road is rough and… Read More

Morocco by Bicycle

We have found Morocco at last! The coast road is now a joy. Quiet roads. Rolling tarmac. We have also passed 2,000km on our trip from Santander. There has been some stinky industry around Safi but here in Essaouira, the bay is beautiful. Now the trucks are diminishing, replaced with donkey and horse carts going… Read More

Bicycle Morocco by Coast

We know it was our choice to cycle Morocco by the coast. We knew it would be a different experience. We didn’t realise it would be so uninspiring. Sadly, there are no photos that can gloss this part of the trip. You will see from this blog that we have cycled the coasts and rivers… Read More

Bicycle Horn of Morocco

How can little simple things give so much pleasure and enjoyment. My £9.99 two tone horn from Halfords certainly does! From the ferry loaders at Tarifa, inquisitive children, hotel porters and the odd passer by just can’t resist the chance of a playful squeeze. It was meant as a warning yet has become a toy.… Read More

Goodbye Spain, Hello Morocco

After 1300km cycling down through Spain, it was time to say goodbye. We caught the ferry from Tarifa, €104 for the two of us and our bicycles. It was scheduled to leave at 11am but was cancelled due to bad weather so we ended up on the 1pm sailing. It was rough but we made… Read More