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Halfway through the Wild Atlantic Way – Can it still Get Better?

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth August 20, 2014

Today, somewhere during our bike ride we will hit the halfway mark of this Ride Wild 2014 adventure along the 2500 kilometers of Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland. It might not be the exact point if you look at the winding road and its kilometer count, but it will be […]

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Sunset in Achill I @SatuVW I Destination Unknown

May the Road Rise with You – Riding Bicycles in Mayo, Ireland

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth August 18, 2014

We have said hello with a handshake, and good-bye with a hug. That’s Mayo for us, all over. Meetings with friends and making new ones, while riding the gentle hills of this county protruding out of the mainland and reaching towards west. Leaving behind the slightly meaner mountains of Donegal […]

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Rossnowlagh, Ireland I @SatuVW I Destination Unknown

Video: From Donegal, with Love

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth August 15, 2014

Falls, scrapes, uphills, downhills, cartwheels in the sunshine, cold beer in the sunset and amazing scenery. Donegal was a wake-up call right in the start of our bicycling adventure. It challenged us with its hills, surprised with its scenery, soaked us with its quick (and not so quick) showers and […]

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Biking the Wild Atlantic Way I @SatuVW I Destination Unknown

How to survive the Wild Atlantic Way on bikes

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth August 13, 2014

Easy. Take the whole length of the journey and divide it into manageable portions. In the case of the Irish Wild Atlantic Way, take 2500 kilometers and divide it into five weeks, then to five days on the bikes, alas 100 km a day for five days a week for five weeks. […]

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I love Donegal I @SatuVW I Destination Unknown

Donegal – Ireland’s Best Kept Secret?

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth August 11, 2014

First week of biking is behind and right now the mood is slightly somber. It seems that time has speeded up since we landed at the Dublin airport barely a week ago, and with that we’ve come to the stark realisation that our time in Donegal is done. For me, […]

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Video: See How Two Mamas Get Ready to Cycle 2500 Kilometers

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth August 10, 2014

Quick video greeting from Rossnowlagh, a small beach resort here in Ireland. While this past week we have been busy biking and documenting our journey along the Wild Atlantic Way through photographs, words and video, Kyle from Firethought - young, super talented video producer and graphic designer has been busy putting together the […]

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Donegal view along Wild Atlantic Way I @SatuVW I Destination Unknown

Rollercoaster of a Ride with Spectacular Views in Ireland’s Wild West

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth August 8, 2014

Our first week of biking along the Wild Atlantic Way here in Donegal is coming to an end and we’ve settled into the pattern and life of touring cyclists. Mornings start with gathering all the bits and pieces of equipment, clothing and electronics that were once so neatly packed in […]

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