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Cycling along the Neckar in Germany #2 – Horb – Rottenburg – Türbingen – Bebenhausen

We seem to have scored with our hotel at last. It is well-located, right on the bike path, the room is spacious with a sofa, two chairs and a desk, the bed is comfortable (and there is even a double … Continue reading

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Cycling along the Romantic Road in Bavaria #8 – Tauberbishofsheim to Creglingen

After a refreshing sleep in our sccond hotel room in Tauberbishofsheim and Spiegel ei for breakfast, we are ready to go. We’re on our bikes by 9.45 am and it’s already 17°C and expected to get to 22°C in the afternoon. … Continue reading

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From Italy to Bavaria via Innsbruck for more Cycling

After our disappointing cycling experience in the Po Valley in Italy, where we were based in Crema for two nights, ,Jean Michel suggests we go back to Wies in Bavaria. I agree but insist on getting a proper cycling map … Continue reading

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Travelling Highlights of 2014 and ideas for 2015

Venice, Germany and Lisbon, in that order, outside France, and Turquant near Chinon, closer to home. Venice comes first because of our wonderful gondola experience (which sounds very touristy I know)  and all our other less touristy visits as it … Continue reading

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Cycling in Germany – Tips & Tricks

We have now been on four cycling trips to Germany, first on the Rhine near Lake Constance, second along the Danube from its source to Budapest,  third on the Moselle, Rhine, Elbe and Eiser Rivers through former East Germany and north-west … Continue reading

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Cycling in Germany #20 – Trier and the Binoculars Scare

It’s the last day of our cycling holiday in Germany and we’re going to visit Germany’s oldest town – Trier – then cycle from Thörnich to Neumagen-Dhron. We’re not cycling around Trier itself because the bike paths in and out … Continue reading

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Cycling in Germany #19 – Bernkastel on the Moselle – a hidden treasure

We arrive in Bernkastel at about 1.30 pm after a 4-hour drive from Hann Münden with only a couple of rough patches on the motorway. I wouldn’t have liked to be going in the other direction around Hanover though. The … Continue reading

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Cycling in Germany #18 – Painted façades from Hann Münden to Höxter

After our three days of wonderful weather in Friesland, we are homeward bound. We have 5 nights left in Germany and are spending the last three on the Moselle, near Trier, which is an 8-hour drive, so we are looking … Continue reading

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Cycling in Germany #17 – Windmills and Dykes

Windmills and dykes, I can hear you saying. Aren’t they Dutch? Well, we are in the north-east of Germany, near the North Sea, in East Friesland in Lower Saxony which is only separated from the Netherlands by a small stretch … Continue reading

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Cycling in Germany #10: Meissen

We’ve left Meissen for the best day weather-wise. It’s already 16°C by the time we set out at 9.45, taking the ferry in front of Elbklause, our “bike hotel” across the Elbe, and the sky is bright blue. It’s 14 km … Continue reading

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