North from Casablanca - CycleBlaze

North from Casablanca

Morocco to England

By Graham Finch
3,905 km (2,425 miles) over 148 days between Mar. 1, 2012 and Jul. 26, 2012
The Plan heart 3
Casablanca heart 6
Beni Mellal (by bus) and up the R302 heart 21
Ouaouizarht to Ait Simour heart 44
Tilougguite and La Cathedrale heart 29
Rest Day heart 9
Asif Melloul heart 41
Anergie - Anrge - Anrgui heart 34
East towards Imilchil heart 32
Lake Tizlet heart 18
Imilchil to Auberge Rex (Chibane Ali) heart 15
Auberge near Agoudim heart 43
East to Cirque de Jaffa and a night in Midelt heart 23
Midelt to Nador (by bus) heart 7


Malaga to Mijas heart 11
Yunquera heart 8
To Ronda heart 12
Grazalema and Zahara de la Sierra heart 13
Morón de la Frontera via Coripe heart 3
Into Seville heart 10
West to Portugal on the EX112 heart 8


Mourão heart 10
Monsaraz and Évora heart 16
Rest day heart 8
Alandroal via Redondo and Freixo heart 11
Monforte heart 6
Marvão heart 6
(Another) Rest day heart 10
Vila Velha de Ródão heart 12
Monsanto via Castelo Branco heart 7
Sortelha heart 15
A short ride to Sabugal heart 8
Trancoso heart 4
Lamego heart 4
Entre-os-Rios via Peso da Regua heart 7
Vila do Conde heart 9
Viana do Castelo heart 6
To the Spanish border heart 4


Goian heart 2
Cortegada via a bit more of Portugal heart 2
Riding via Ourense towards Monforte heart 3
Farmhouse in a small village in the Sil valley heart 10
Across the Rio Sil to Monforte heart 6
Sarria, cycling up the LU 546 heart 8
Cadabo (two enforced rest days) heart 3
Nowhere and Back heart 3
Fonsagrada and on to Grandas de Salime heart 4
Pola de Allande heart 5
Just down the street in Pola de Allande heart 1
Oviedo heart 12
Cangas de Onis heart 6
Nowhere heart 2
East to San Vincente heart 17
Santillana del Mar, Puente San Miguel & Santander heart 5
Potes and Fuente Dé heart 14
Puerto de San Glorio heart 9
Picos de Europa heart 13
La Hermida heart 8
Santander heart 2


Plymouth (Devon) heart 2
Frogmore heart 10
Ashburton heart 5
Mortonhamstead heart 14
Tiverton heart 14
Bridgwater heart 3
Train north to Saxilby in Lincolnshire heart 6
Lincoln and Newark heart 3
Bardney and Wragby heart 6
Ermine Street heart 4
The Quantock Hills in Somerset heart 3
Stogumber, Cleve, Dunster, Bossington & Allerford heart 4
Holford to Bridgwater heart 4
Into the Cotswolds to Evesham heart 4
Interlude in Lincoln heart 2
Worcestershire - Droitwich to Cleobury Mortimer heart 6
Ludlow, Hopton Castle, Clun & Church Stretton heart 7
Telford via Wenlock Edge & Much Wenlock heart 2
Interlude in Lincoln heart 7
Reunited with Debbie heart 11
Dore to Bakewell heart 4
Tissington Trail (kind of) heart 10
Buxton and Eyam heart 10
The Lake District heart 2
Langdale, Wrynose Pass & Duddon Valley heart 28
Wast Water, up Great Gable to Seathwaite heart 4
Keswick, Derwent Water, Thirlmere & Grasmere heart 4
Suffolk - Bury St Edmunds heart 2
North to Ash Street, Needham Market & Stowmarket heart 5
Into Norfolk - Norwich, Great Yarmouth and Acle heart 4
Ludham, Happisburgh and North Walsham heart 4