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Out of the bubble......... One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.-- Henry Miller

Trip: Africa bound....San Francisco, Marin to Africa

There are [22] stories from my trip: Africa bound....San Francisco, Marin to Africa


The Aduana Experience

USA | Sunday, 14 Jul 2019 | Views [49] | Comments [1]

July 11th 2019   We sent our camping stoves from Florida to Buenos Aires ahead of our flight, because we wanted to make sure they get there! Reason why: Our camping stoves had been taken from us at the airport in Buenos Aires when we flew ... Read more >


Winter in Buenos Aires!

USA | Thursday, 11 Jul 2019 | Views [45]

July 1st 2019 At the Miami airport: Smooth “sailing” with a few speed bumps, like having to wrap - and pay for - each peace of luggage (except the bike boxes) in blue nasty plastic, arguing with the nice woman at the ... Read more >


Florida Keys

USA | Saturday, 6 Jul 2019 | Views [49] | Comments [1]

June 30th  Ok, really, we are going to leave the USA, I promise! The heat and humidity made us give up our plan to get to Cuba   - even though there is a travel ban for US citizens, but exceptions always underline the rules ... Read more >


Photos: Argentina to Brazil

USA | Thursday, 4 Jul 2019 | Photo Gallery


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Further South through the heat, humidity and the Everglades to Miami.

USA | Sunday, 30 Jun 2019 | Views [80]

  We left Sarasota and our dear friends Erika and Achim ...they rode us out of town for a while on the Legacy Trail to Venice:   Not too far down the road, when it was just James and I again for a few miles, one of us realized we left ... Read more >


Idling happily in Sarasota, FL

USA | Monday, 10 Jun 2019 | Views [153] | Comments [2]

Sunday June 9th 2019 Easy living in the early summer in Sarasota, FL. Not much riding these days....perfect idle in the comfort of great friends and inspiration. Also amongst furry friends and thriving chameleons we ... Read more >


The Merry Month of Margit...

USA | Monday, 27 May 2019 | Views [129]

...is here in Sarasota, FL   Celebrating my 60 years the whole year....getting more concentrated in May for the Merry month and then even more focused around the weekend of May 18th.  Working on my fotos and turning them into ... Read more >


Arriving at the last State in the States, Saturday, May 11th 2019

USA | Saturday, 18 May 2019 | Views [133]

Florida! Land of the swamps, snakes and alligators, but also of the soft, warm air (at least in May...), the gentle rain, the extreme downpours, the thunderstorms, the lush, tropical greenery and the warm turquoise sea. During several of our ... Read more >


Did you know what Michael did?

USA | Friday, 17 May 2019 | Views [124] | Comments [2]

May 4th 2019  ...in Panama Beach, Panama City, Mexico Beach, FL for miles and miles  around? Reaching 160mph winds? Riding our bicycles through these areas for 2-3 days left me in a state of shock...disbelieve! Seven ... Read more >


Pedaling east towards Mobile

USA | Thursday, 16 May 2019 | Views [107]

..we finally left New Orleans on Monday the 22nd....still vibrating from the experience of the colorful, most musical city with the good wishes of the couple we learned to love.   We were buzzing/vibrating down the highway..... Read more >


Patterson, Kemper Williams Park, the Gulf Coast and into New Orleans!

USA | Monday, 22 Apr 2019 | Views [167]

April 15th - 18th of April Patterson, Kemper Williams Park Peaceful!  A campground for $18. We never spend that much money to pitch our tent, but then, we were here because James felt poorly on that bumpy road what would not leave him ... Read more >


...but...officer...

USA | Saturday, 13 Apr 2019 | Views [157]

April 12th   Well, James and I decided to head south to the Gulf Coast and Margie continued on the Adventure Cycling Rout east and we parted ways after lunching together in Cedar Creek. I liked the “gang of three”, but ... Read more >


Life is happening to you, while you’r busy....

USA | Thursday, 4 Apr 2019 | Views [161]

April 3rd. James and I flew back to Germany together - flight round trip out of Austin, so, we skipped the desert ride from Phoenix by renting a truck and driving to Austin to catch our flight to Germany. Our friend Margie decided to ride the 1000+ ... Read more >


Phoenix, AZ

USA | Thursday, 4 Apr 2019 | Views [124]

Before the next story - here a summary of touring through California: https://vimeo.com/322536659   April 2nd, Austin, TX My last entry seems years ago and yet, it was only a couple of weeks... Our pedal strokes lead us through ... Read more >


Experiencing the desert - heading east

USA | Sunday, 10 Mar 2019 | Views [139]

Tuesday, March 5th  Fast pace line from Palm Desert to Mecca and then we took a side road ( Box Canyon Rd) which turned out to be closed to traffic. Due to mud slides/flash floods, the road has practically disintegrated in places through this ... Read more >


Leaving the Pacific Coast.

USA | Sunday, 10 Mar 2019 | Views [126]

In San Diego at a beautiful sunset I realize, that we are going to say good bye to the Pacific for a while, heading east..a bit north/east to visit James’ brother in La Quinta before riding due east out of one desert and into another. I am not ... Read more >


From the snow to the blooming desert of Anza Borrego

USA | Sunday, 3 Mar 2019 | Views [152]

March 2nd in La Quinta.   In San Diego at a beautiful sunset I realize, that we are going to say good bye to the Pacific for a while, heading east..a bit north/east to visit James’ brother in La Quinta before riding due east out of ... Read more >


We are three, together and on the road.

USA | Sunday, 24 Feb 2019 | Views [158] | Comments [1]

San Clemente, CA 2/23/2019 Three very different characters with the same passion for cycling, (but maybe even slightly different styles of cycling/touring). We have pretty much similar world views..... an architect, a social worker and a doctor.... Read more >


Big Sur Coast.

USA | Sunday, 24 Feb 2019 | Views [124]

February 20th Sycamore Cove Canyon Campground 5 days of tailwind pretty much made up for the hard times we had entering Big Sur. The coast of Big Sur is amazing in any weather as long as you can keep cycling and not get blown off your bike by the ... Read more >


On the road again...

USA | Friday, 15 Feb 2019 | Views [143]

Thursday February 14th   We had two days of Sunshine, going over Devil’s Slide through Santa Cruz to Monterey - up that steep Hill with the campground on top. Enough to feel secure again.......storm coming? What storm? Blue skies ... Read more >


Getting out of the bubble after 4 years of preparing

USA | Friday, 15 Feb 2019 | Views [147]

Saturday February 9th First day “on the road again” Home sweet home didn’t let us go that easy! An AMAZING good bye gathering at the Java Hut in Fairfax so joyful and loving. I filled up my “tank” with all that ... Read more >


Photos: Africa bound

USA | Friday, 15 Feb 2019 | Photo Gallery

Leaving home - riding down to San Diego and across the continent.
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