The road to Berlin is not paved with gold but the air is alive with the song of our faithful friends on this trip – the nightingales Territories must overlap as we were never without their rich complient of calls. The visuals along our route were also far from boring – woodland, plantations, spargel sellers and colourful grafitti – at one point covering over a kilometre of wall. More>>
May 24, 2010
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No planes, no trains, no automobilesApril 20th 2010, we left Brighton for a 3 and a half month cycle tour round Europe on a tandem - starting in Dieppe, France and heading north through Belgium, Holland and into Germany, with a few days off in Berlin. Then over to Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Slovakia, down through Hungary and Slovenia and into Croatia. From there we headed into Italy and crossed the Alps into southern France, cycling through Provence and along the Canal du Midi towards the west of the country. Our final stretch of the tour took us north through Bordeaux and the Dordogne to the Loire, before we crossed the Loire into northern France and back to Dieppe. We covered a total of 4,450 miles (7,160 km) and our legs hurt...
Flickr Pics of the tour
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