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Austrian Danube Path: Passau, Germany, to Vienna, Austria

Austrian Danube Path: Passau, Germany, to Vienna, Austria

Day 1, Sept 29: Tabor, Czech Republic, to Passau, Germany by train, and cycling Passau to Kohlbachmuhle (Obernzell), Germany, 20 km. The day began early and included fairly little biking, but we did manage to transit through three countries and to catch each train despite significant challenges. We woke before 7 at the pension and,...
Prague to Tabor, Czech Republic

Prague to Tabor, Czech Republic

Day 1, Sept 25: Prague to Průhonice, 38 km. We spent the morning packing up and planning the days ahead, finally deciding to take the route to Vienna that goes more directly south and then east along the Danube. After some errands downtown, including purchasing maps that will take us to Vienna, we finally roll...
Berlin to Dresden Part I

Berlin to Dresden Part I

Day 1, Sept. 6: Berlin to Potsdam, 48 km In our tradition of starting later than expected, we rolled out of Kai’s apartment area after noon. Although Kreuzberg, where Kai lives, is nice and we were able to bike along a park canal for the start of the day, the path soon turned to busier...
Copenhagen to Berlin part I (Denmark)

Copenhagen to Berlin part I (Denmark)

The first segment of our biking trip was along the route from Copenhagen to Berlin, populated mostly by German cyclists and largely travelled in the northerly direction – the opposite of our route. We enjoyed the opportunity to see quite a lot of the Danish and German countryside, including unexpected encounters with wildlife, wind, and...
Biking the Southwest

Biking the Southwest

Tucson is an international biking destination – road biking teams spend the winter crisscrossing town in their matching spandex, and mountain bikers flock to the ranges that surround the city. Living without a car in Tucson, we both use our bikes mostly for commuting around town, but have also tackled longer rides. This spring we...
Welcome!

Welcome!

Welcome to our new blog! Here we will be chronicling preparations for our summer 2012 biking trip across Europe, and posting updates and photos throughout our trip. As we prepare for this adventure we have been reading blogs of other longer-distance cyclists, gathering tips and inspiration. We hope that we can include here information and...