Category Archives: Tour on the Etsch Bike Path

Etsch Tour: Day 6, Trento and Home

Wanted Thursday September 30 Today started early, too early and not good. The sky was still murky at 6 a.m. when the telephone in our hotel room rang. It was the reception. “The police is looking for Mr. Kertesz.” “That’s … Continue reading

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Etsch Tour: Day 5, Auer to Trento

Deutsch? Italiano? Wednesday September 29 From Auer it was a slight downhill between apple orchards and vineyards back to the Etsch – or should I be calling it the Adige now? No, not yet. The language boundary is said to … Continue reading

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Etsch Tour: Day 4, Algund to Auer

The Better I Used to Be Tuesday September 28 We had a room with a view, and what a view – with a blue sky. After yesterday this turnabout in the weather was hard to believe but the promising start … Continue reading

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Etsch Tour: Day 3, Prad to Algund

Pink Sky in the Morning Monday September 27 A pink sky in the morning isn’t just a bad omen for sailors. I caught a glimpse of a lovely, pink sunrise out of our hotel room window. Cyclists take warning! I … Continue reading

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Etsch Tour: Day 2, Nauders to Prad

Into the Blue Sunday September 26 I would be lying if I said the weather looked any different today than it did yesterday. The clouds were thick milky masses hanging threateningly close to the valley floor. We cycled to the … Continue reading

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