I pass you once again to Anne Linder with news of our cycling Grape Crusaders, pedalling from our British HQ to our French HQ, raising funds for The Prince’s Trust.
Bonjour one and all,
Just to say Anna and Phill arrived safely at Le Chai, having spent their last day cycling from Cognac to Blaye (short motor boat ride across the estuary to Margaux). Although they vowed not to stop for lunch given the time constraints – they cracked and had a bite to eat at Giscours. Hopped back in the boat to land at Bourg and onward once more - Chai bound. They picked up Frazer en route who had ridden out to meet them and to guide them ‘home’ to Le Chai.
They arrived to the customary welcome of a magnum of bubbly (Laithwaite Champagne, of course), local reporter, Barbara and Tom Laithwaite and Chai crew.
Huge thanks to all who were a part of this project and to all those who supported us in some way (cars, kit, back up gear, wine etc).
And a message from one of our intrepid cyclists, Anna Leach: