Category Archives: Summer Tour 2011

Summer Cycle Tour: Days 37 – 45, Dresden to Munich

Are We There Yet? The last leg of our journey was the hardest to plan. We had no vision, no place was calling to us ‘come, come, there is more to see here’. We were already fairly well sated with … Continue reading

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Summer Cycle Tour: Days 30 – 36, Usedom to Dresden

From the Oder to the Elbe It’s a cold and wet day here in Děčín in the Czech Republic and for the first time after more than 2,000 km on the road the weather has made riding look more like … Continue reading

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Summer Cycle Tour: Days 17 – 29, Bremen to Usedom

West to East We left the river valleys and southern Germany as our route took us into a more northern atmosphere, on to the coast and eventually the border to Poland. The sound of the language changed and the people … Continue reading

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Summer Cycle Tour: Days 11 – 16, Kassel to Bremen

Where the hills disappear After four days of resting up and visiting with friends, we were back on our bikes. We followed the Fulda a short distance and then changed our allegiance to the Weser which guided us north to … Continue reading

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Summer Cycle Tour: Days 2 – 10, Schrobenhausen to Kassel

Over Hill and Dale Before I had a chance to update my blog, we were already in Kassel, the first large stepping stone of our bicycle tour. In the evenings after a day in the saddle, I wrote a few … Continue reading

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