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Author Archives: Nina Plumbe

Trip To Sicily Oct 2020

Trip to Sicily 4- 14th Oct 2020 This was a trip that seemed on, then off and then on again. I had signed up to a trip to Puglia with Exodus to  cycle for a week in June. The plan was to motorbike out and back. Bit of both, motorcycling and cycling. Puglia in June … Continue reading »

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UK trips 2020

Once we could make journeys and “bubbles” in the UK, I shot down to Hampshire to visit my son and family in July . Later , at the end of August I finally took off for a trip down south visiting friends in Broadway, Ascott under Wychwood, Cheddar, Exmoor, Privett, and Sandbanks and finally home. … Continue reading »

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Trip to Rajasthan India…via backroads.Nov 2019

Monday 4th Nov I have been telling everyone that I am on holiday from today. This is because I will be out of reach…no mobile or phone…at a sleep /brain research lab at UEA in Norwich until Thursday morning. I actually leave for Heathrow Thursday afternoon.Seemed a good idea at the time to help in … Continue reading »

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Head clearing trip to Greece 2019

Fri Sept 20th I start the day by taking the car for its overdue service in Dereham. I had been told it could take 4 hours. Then drive back home and jump on my pretty new motorbike and head for Dover and a late booked ferry. The schedule was tight. Hotel was booked in Calais … Continue reading »

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A UK trip 2019

Sat 1st June My first motorbike trip since Clive died. A friend suggested this trip and it appealed as the dates suited. Trip round the north of Scotland. I did not really think about the weather just that the dates suited. Running the orchard by myself this is the only time I could have a … Continue reading »

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Myanmar and Vietnam 2018

Myanmar and Vietnam 2018 I am rewriting all this first half of the diary…till Oct 28th because due to a technical fault …possibly old/too small processor on my old Samsung tablet…I lost all I had written. So here goes: Oct 3rd Wed Clive sets off on his bike to stay with Robert and then fly … Continue reading »

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Australia via some of the world 2017

Oct 9th  Monday The usual last minute panics as we wrap the house up, wrap the orchard up, delegate ,and pack. Daughter Gina takes us to Kings Lynn station and we are off. Two bags each, crash helmets and motorbike jackets. Clive also has a loose camera bag. 4 bits for him and 3 for … Continue reading »

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Brazil 2016

We have booked a ticket for October! The plan to buy two bikes when we get there. Sept 6th Have bought Brazil..Lonely planet guide. Two Michelin maps,. Brazil Real is about 4.35 to £. Last year it was more like 6. We should have managed to go then!! Oct 3rd We have had lovely weather … Continue reading »

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Train journey..King’s Lynn to Chengdu .

  Train trip including the Trans Siberian railway May/June  2016 May 15th 2016 It was Clive’s idea to do this and I thought ” why not ?”.Russia is not the most exciting motorcycling experience particularly the route to Mongolia from Europe. China is not possible on our motorcycles so this was a way to see … Continue reading »

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Portugal and Spain 2015

Portugal and Spain Oct 2015 Oct 8th Thursday Have been really running to get what I want done before leaving. I fail on some but a couple I can finish on the way or later. Head off on the packed motorbike to Fakenham to meet Jo. We are both two people with too much to … Continue reading »

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