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Fantastic Voyage
June 30, 2003 6:59 AM   Subscribe

"The story really began in January 1953, when I suggested to Gordon that we might go on a cycling holiday together..." They covered 2,286 miles, slept in potting sheds, hay barns, and even a railway marshalling yard, and the whole trip cost them £24. Now, 50 years later, Roy Jenkin's daughter is planning to retrace/tread her father's path. Even if you're not into travelogues (past or present) the photos of post-WWII Europe are worth a gander.
posted by shoepal (5 comments total)

 
I love this photo.

Doesn't make me want to sleep in a potting shed, mind.

Nice link, shoepal
posted by backOfYourMind at 8:25 AM on June 30, 2003


Thanks, shoepal.
posted by Holden at 8:42 AM on June 30, 2003


Outstanding post! I'm sharing it with my friends. Like the other guys said: thanks, shoepal!
posted by mojohand at 9:17 AM on June 30, 2003


[this is good]
posted by plep at 11:29 AM on June 30, 2003


I'm glad y'all are enjoying the site. I am looking forward to following Nina on her travels.
posted by shoepal at 11:33 AM on June 30, 2003


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