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England

May 13th, 2018 · No Comments

After a nice warmshowers experience in Plymouth, we cycled up the Plym valley. It was an excellent ride on a sunny day and we met quite a few cyclists who were keen to recommend the best ale, campsite, route etc. As we were climbing, the temperatures dropped and we steered towards the yha Dartmoor instead […]

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Bretagne

May 2nd, 2018 · No Comments

We arrived in Redon in the afternoon and passed the time, until our host Anne arrived, in the lovely cafe of the train station. Anne works in the tourist office and was so kind to show us around town before we bought the ingredients for dinner. We made some crepes, which we accompanied with apple […]

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Paris

April 22nd, 2018 · No Comments

Travelling with the train in France turned out to be a pleasure. Even in the TGV one can make a reservation for bicycles and enter the train without having to disassemble anything. We left Bordeaux late in the evening and got to Paris at 11pm. I was worried getting into a big city that late […]

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Velodyssee

April 22nd, 2018 · No Comments

From Irun we cycled the last kilometers to the French border and crossed it hardly noticing. After sometime along the coast, the cycle route turns a bit inland and goes through beautiful pine forests and the sea can only sometimes be heard in the distance. We stopped in Biarritz for lunch were from a bench […]

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Pueblos blancos

April 7th, 2018 · No Comments

The “pueblos blancos” have their origins from the arabic influence in the region of Andalusia. The name comes from the whitewashed walls of its buildings. Our first stop was Arcos de la frontera where we arrived battered by the rain and crosswinds. On one of the last ascents, I leaned my bike against a roadsign […]

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Sevilla

March 22nd, 2018 · No Comments

Seville is a lively city and is already buzzing with tourists at this time of the year. The first day we went for a bike ride through the city and stopped at the Plaza de España. The park next to it, Parque María Luisa, was closed for the most part dew to storms that had […]

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Setúbal – Alentejo

March 12th, 2018 · No Comments

The Setúbal península lies just south of Lisbon. We had our first peek at the Atlantic in the afternoon before setting up camp for the first time. The nights were still very cold and it didn’t help that I forgot to buy alcohol for our stove and so we had to do with some greasy […]

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Lisboa

March 5th, 2018 · No Comments

After the blog was sleeping for more than two years, it is time to open a new chapter. After meeting Andrea in Cafayate during my last trip in Southamerica and living in Argentina for a good while, this is the story of our travel by bicycle through Europe. We flew from Rosario to Madrid and […]

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rio de janeiro

May 26th, 2015 · No Comments

After thirty hours on the bus, i arrived in Rio de Janeiro and was advised not to cycle in the area around the bus terminal during the night. Without any information to judge for myself if it is dangerous or not, i opted for a taxi to a street with at least two hostels i […]

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iguazú

May 26th, 2015 · No Comments

On the border between Argentina and Brasil lies one of the natural wonders of South America: The Iguazú Falls. The setting is brilliant and once you blend out the touristy infrastructure of walkways, trains and such, this is a great place to visit. One path takes you to the top of the falls, while the […]

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