Category: Biking

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Planning of France & Iberia cycle tour 2018

This post is part of adventure:  France & Iberia 2018 “I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” — Robert Louis Stevenson, Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes n 2017 I started to my very first multiday cycle tour around the Baltic…

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Buchholz (Nordheide) — Garbsen

This post is part of adventure:  Baltic Sea 2017 I woke up at 6am, enjoyed a delicious breakfast and leaved the hotel at 8am. A fresh wind was blowing from southwest, but quite the half of my route was crossing forest, where I could hide from the headwind. I arrived in Garbsen at 4:30pm, stopped…

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Lübeck — Buchholz (Nordheide)

This post is part of adventure:  Baltic Sea 2017 It was raining as I leaved my hotel in Lübeck’s old town around 8:30am and it kept raining for one hour. I reached the Hamburg suburbs around 2pm, crossed he river Elbe at 3pm and reached my last night stop in Buchholz i.d. Nordheide around 5pm….

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Kiel — Lübeck

This post is part of adventure:  Baltic Sea 2017 After a copious breakfast with Heinz and Gaby, I said goodbye to Gaby around 8:30am and cycled with Heinz in the sunshine to the Kiel Canal locks in Kiel-Holtenau. From the observation deck we followed a ship manoeuvring eastward into the big lock chamber. Heinz was…

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Flensburg — Kiel

This post is part of adventure:  Baltic Sea 2017 I woke up at 6:30am. The smell of fresh roasted bacon lingered in the air. Anja had already left for work. I met Peter in the kitchen and we had a delicious breakfast together. Then it was time to leave and say goodbye. Thank you Peter…

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Sønderborg — Flensburg

This post is part of adventure:  Baltic Sea 2017 I left Annelise’s home at 10am and had arrived at the Sønderborg harbour as Annelise texted me, that I had forgotten my smartphone charger. I cycled the 5 km back to her place, but the charger she handed me over was not mine and my 4-port…

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Svendborg — Sønderborg

This post is part of adventure:  Baltic Sea 2017 Annett offered me a delicious breakfast, especially the home-made yellow plums jam and the beautiful background music from Robert Schumann were quite to my taste. The view from her terrasse over the Svendborgsund and the national road 9 bridge was great. The whole property was at…

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Vordingborg — Svendborg

This post is part of adventure:  Baltic Sea 2017 I had breakfast with Thomas and leaved his home and Vordingborg around 8:30am. It was raining and a fresh wind was blowing from the South. I had to fight against the headwind to pass the 3,2 km long Storstrøm Bridge between Sjælland and Falster. After a…

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København — Vordingborg

This post is part of adventure:  Baltic Sea 2017 I leaved the flat in the Nørregade at 8am, cycled stressless out of Copenhagen, followed road 151 along the east coast to Køge and further to Vordingborg at the southern end of Sjælland. The sun was shining, but a fresh wind blowing from the south slowed…

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