Summer Tour 2001 photos

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Caroline with both bikes at the start of the tour

Us at an "American" diner, where we sat at "the table with the best view in County Durham" - no apple pie but great jam roly polys

Caroline outside tent, Medomsley, Consett

Caroline asleep!

Bikes in parking lot on A7 South of Edinburgh

Caroline in same parking lot

Tom in same parking lot

Mark and Jason outside their flat in Edinburgh (sorry, Jason - more warning of photo next time!)

K bike from inside tent, John O'Groats campsite. This is about as far north as you can pitch a tent in mainland UK

Bikes parked near "OXO cubes" for Orkney ferry

Closeup of cube!

View from the ferry

Michael in kitchen of house on Orkney (well, South Ronaldsay)

Caroline with the Indian Paraffin Teapot (non-members of the Yates family are not expected to understand this!)

Wendy, Caroline and Michael ponder the map

Italian chapel on Orkney (more can be found here)

Trompe l'oeil paintwork inside chapel

Closeup of same

Grave marker in St. Magnus' cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney - count the memento mori!

St. Magnus' cathedral interior

View from Birsay, the Northernmost point on Orkney mainland (1/3)

Same, 2/3

Same, 3/3

Michael and Wendy's house, showing nice new porch!

Light and moors, A836 across northernmost Scotland

Same view, different exposure - instant stormclouds!

View of shitty weather from Balmacara Hotel, nr. Skye - end of wettest day of tour

Light, clouds and Cuillins, Skye, 1/2


Tom with Commando monument at Spean Bridge

Caroline refusing to stand in front of monument for photo!

Monument from behind, showing the mountains over which the Commando look in perpetuity

Caroline at a layby in the Lake District, Kirkstone Pass

View forward from same place

View from tent, Nant Peris, Snowdonia (north Wales)

Chicken with fuzzy feet! (The Priory, Kilve, Somerset - great cream teas!)

View from Exmoor over Exe valley

Dartmoor - note mist!

Outside Lucy and Nick's, Chillerton, Devon

Emily the parrot!

ETP without beak but with bonus smile

Ken with Zach, Sutton Court Farmhouse

Caroline with Zach