June 9 – 19, 2018
Over the next 10 days John Jesson and Claus Lazik will be leading this wonderful tour and will be posting a daily blog and pictures so that you can follow them on a virtual adventures as they make their way from Edinburgh south to the border of England before heading North for a couple of over night stops in historical castles, spend two nights in the picturesque seaside town of Oban and then on to the Northern tip of Britain, John O’ Groats. From John O’ Groats they will explore the whisky region of Speyside, spend a night at the world renown town of St Andrews, famous for its golf course before visiting Stirling Castle and making their way back to Edinburgh, the final destination of this wonderful tour.
We hope that you enjoy following them and the riders on this short but stunning tour of a country filled with steeped in history. Please feel free to comment on the upcoming daily posts.
Edinburgh airport is small, bustling and as with most airports, filled with people excited about heading out to another destination, or in our case, excited to be heading in to Scotland and getting to [...]
We have an adventurous group of riders on this tour and their first adventure started with (most) of them trying Haggis at breakfast this morning - for many, this was their first taste of [...]
After a relaxed breakfast we were on the bikes and bidding our castle farewell as we hit the road and started to make our way North. After a few miles of wonderful twisty farm [...]
Two full pages of options for breakfast had us all having a tough time with which of the wonderful options to chose. Breakfast was absolutely amazing! :) Another great day ahead but none of [...]
Oban is the perfect place for a two night stop as the town is very scenic and has a lot to offer visitors. Our riders took off in various directions and enjoyed sight seeing [...]
Last nights dinner was absolutely out of this world! It is always amazing to stay at such wonderful yet remote places and wonder how they are able to serve such a wonderful dinner in [...]
What an absolutely amazing morning to wake up to! The sun was out, birds were chirping and there was a welcome smell of bacon and eggs coming from the small guest house kitchen! I [...]
Whilst scouting this tour, I remember this day as being one of my favourite rides of this tour so waking up to a wonderful sunny morning and the bikes all parked along the bank [...]
The direct route from St Andrews to Edinburgh is pretty short but of course we don’t want to take the direct route. Todays first stop was at Scotlands Secret Bunker which was built underground [...]