WELCOME

Hi and welcome to my website. My name is Ellie Jay (Els for short ) and it’s nice to have you here. I hope you find your visit fruitful and that I am able to offer you something to take away with you upon your leave. So what happens when you’ve had enough? When, at…

Lazy Day and Saint Malo …. Days 3 and 4

Not much to say about Day 3 to be honest, expect it rained a lot. Something I am getting rapidly used to. It may appear that Lower Normandy is getting a bad press and that would be unfair. On a clear day it has some magnificent countryside side and, if your into motorcycles, some amazing…

Day 2….To the Manor Born

It rained! Most of the night and early this morning. For the first time motorcycle camping I would have to pack a wet tent. Not something I was looking look forward too. With haste,everything was packed away, the soaking wet flysheet shoved inside a bin bag and strapped to the top of my luggage. Wet…

The Day Dawns….Calais! Day 1

It’s Monday 12th August, 1:30am and my alarm is ringing. Having only gone to bed at 11pm the night before, I should be the worse for wear. But I’m not. Like an excited 5 yr old on Christmas Day I jump out of bed, for today is the day, Day 1 of my European trip….

As One Chapter Ends …..

So it’s been awhile, and I can make no excuses, life got in the way and though my intentions were good, the blog was left on the side. Currently I am on a campsite in Heric, France, 30 minutes outside of Nantes, 6 days into my tour of France, Switzerland and Italy. The weather has…