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GERMANY | Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 | Views [118]

July 28th,    The he wind is howling again and once again right in our faces. Time to take matters in our hands. We have decided to go to Munich by train. We bought the wrong tickets and pleaded our way onto the right train and headed ... Read more >


Still riding

GERMANY | Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | Views [105]

Monday July 27, Today we had a rather long ride. We started out from Cheimsing at about 10:30 and rode around the lake to Gstadt. Our rides are always very difficult to judge. Our computer tells us that the ride should only be 35 km, but this only ... Read more >

Tags: finding our way to the munich airport


On our way to the Munich Airport

GERMANY | Sunday, 26 Jul 2015 | Views [113]

Sunday July 26, Our campsite last night was terrific, it had the cleanest, most beautiful bathrooms that I have ever seen. The people were very vigilant about having a clean and respectful campsite. They even instituted quiet times from 1-3pm and ... Read more >

Tags: bike riding through the countryside


Leaving Salzburg

GERMANY | Saturday, 25 Jul 2015 | Views [87]

July 25 th We left Salzburg this morning and headed down the Mozart Radweg about 30 km. It was a beautiful ride - flat and shady along the Salzach and rolling fields with mountain views inland. We are currently camped at Campingplatz Hainz am See-... Read more >

Tags: day of travel on our bikes


Salzburg day three

AUSTRIA | Friday, 24 Jul 2015 | Views [187]

July 24, On the second night a funny thing happened. It was early evening and we were relaxing as usual after a long day of touring. The doorbell rang so we threw on our sarongs and answered. It was Sven our host's roommate home to pick up a bottle ... Read more >

Tags: salzburg sightseeing


Thursday July 23rd

AUSTRIA | Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | Views [157]

July 23, 2015 We got to Salzburg around 10 and had no trouble getting in to our B&B. We ended up having the apartment to ourselves for the entire 3 nights, which was a real score as we were able to do laundry, make hot meals, and roam around in ... Read more >

Tags: salzburg sightseeing


Leaving Czeski Krumlove

AUSTRIA | Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | Views [100]

July 22, 2015 We arrived in Salzberg yesterday after an anxiety provoking mix up with the shuttle company. Janet and I did not relish the idea of taking the train to Salzberg as the Czech trains were a lot of work and the journey required at least 2 ... Read more >

Tags: travel day and i am sick


The castle in Czeski Krumlove

CZECH REPUBLIC | Monday, 20 Jul 2015 | Views [92]

Monday July 20th, Today was our time to head up to the castle. They build these things up on the top of hills and it is quite the workout to get there. We headed up a million stairs and went through to check out all of the attractions. We chose to ... Read more >

Tags: krumlove


Czeski Krumlove

CZECH REPUBLIC | Sunday, 19 Jul 2015 | Views [90]

Sunday July 19th, When the route says go up the hill and continue on for another 12 km, do it, even if the other route is only 8km with not apparent hill. Anna and I took the road less traveled and ended up on a most busy highway with cars passing at ... Read more >

Tags: more bike riding and sight seeing


On our way to Czeski Krumlove

CZECH REPUBLIC | Saturday, 18 Jul 2015 | Views [97]

Saturday July 18th, Travel day...we left Prague on the 9:30 train to Czeski Budjovice. Today is another scorching hot day with temperatures tipping 40degrees. We have changed our plans to a more manageable cycle 30 km instead of 57km. We arrived at ... Read more >

Tags: bicycling up and down hills in 36degrees.


The Jewish Museum and Quarter, Prague

CZECH REPUBLIC | Friday, 17 Jul 2015 | Views [104]

Friday, July 17th, Today we went to the Jewish quarter in the city. There is a whole section devoted to the history of the Jewish people in Prague. One would think that it would be all about the persecution during the Second World War, and indeed ... Read more >

Tags: sight seeing


More Castle

CZECH REPUBLIC | Thursday, 16 Jul 2015 | Views [99]

Thursday July 16th  Back up up all of those steps and off to see the St. Vitus Cathedral, the Golden passage, the powde tower and the Rosenburg Palace.  The cathedral was amazing! The great number of massive stain glass windows and intricate ... Read more >

Tags: sight seeing


More Prague

CZECH REPUBLIC | Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015 | Views [141]

Thursday, July 15th,  Today we went to visit the John Lennon wall. It is a live piece of Art work that continually changes. It marks the end of an era, the death of John Lennon and a symbol of the freedom that the youth in Prague wanted. It was ... Read more >

Tags: sight seeing


Prague

CZECH REPUBLIC | Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015 | Views [76]

Tuesday July 14th,    Up up late this morning and off to view the city. Once again it is a very beautiful city. There are many more people here than there seemed to be in the or citties that we visited. We decided to walk around and get ... Read more >

Tags: touring praha


Bee line to Linz

AUSTRIA | Monday, 13 Jul 2015 | Views [179]

Monday, July 13th, Cylcing to Linz was a pleasure. We only had 35 km to go thanks to my cracking the whip yesterday and insisting that we press on. Part of the reason that is was such a nice ride was that we met up wih a lovely German boy named Michael.... Read more >

Tags: on the road again


Off the boat and straight on the road

AUSTRIA | Sunday, 12 Jul 2015 | Views [155]

Sunday July 12th   We got off the boat with out incident ame left for our first campsite in a while. We decided to cycle 46 km to a place called Inzell and reevaluate to see if we could make it a little further. We pushed on for another 17km ... Read more >

Tags: on our way to linz


Wachau valley

AUSTRIA | Saturday, 11 Jul 2015 | Views [109]

Today we cycled 42 kms through the Wachau valley.  It was probably one of the most beautiful rides I have ever done.  We started in Krems, where the annual apricot festival was in full swing.  From there we went to Durnstein which ... Read more >

Tags: riding through the wine country


Vienna

AUSTRIA | Friday, 10 Jul 2015 | Views [119]

Friday July 10th We sailed through the night to Vienna. Anna and I decided to take the tram into Vienna's downtown and sightseeing area. We walked all over the place from 1:30 until 6pm, when we got back to the boat for dinner. These are some of the ... Read more >

Tags: checking out vienna


Vac to Esteragom

HUNGARY | Thursday, 9 Jul 2015 | Views [142]

Thursday Juiy 9th, The weather broke and it is 24 degrees to start our ride. We are heading into a stiff wind for 43 km from Vac to Esteragom. Both towns are in Hungary. Vac is a quaint little town, with a church on a hill...of course. We cycled ... Read more >

Tags: cycling


Budapest

HUNGARY | Wednesday, 8 Jul 2015 | Views [264]

Wednesday July 8th Today we spent the day in Budapest. There are two sides to the city, Buda and Pest. The Buda side is more touristy, but the Pest side is the real centre of the town. The buildings were amazing and once again was the heat. 42 degrees ... Read more >

Tags: sightseeing in budapest


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