Bari to Corato (55)

Bari to Corato (55)
Accurate planted olive trees - looks so nice.

On our last day in Dubrovnik we basically just waited for the ferry to Bari. We could stay in the apartment a bit longer but the next guests where coming on that day. Good for us that we could leave the bicycles there and pick them up later. We walked into the harbor and sat into a cafe for some…

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Makarska to Trpanj (52)

Makarska to Trpanj (52)
Bikes in the morning - in front of the adriatic sea.

In this evil heat it was like always, we had to get up very early. The sun didn’t raise yet and we were sitting outside the tent and ate breakfast in the semi-darkness. Next to us were two bike traveler from Germany and they also stood up early. After breakfast and morning cleaning we dissembled the tent, prepared our bicycles,…

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Saltsjö-boo (Stockholm) to Nynäshamn (21)

Saltsjö-boo (Stockholm) to Nynäshamn (21)
Lunch at the library bus stop on the way to Nynäshamn.

In Stockholm we stayed for four days. On the first day we had to relax to recover from the tour before. Alex had still problems with the shift gear and tried to get it fixed at a bicycle repair shop but had no luck. So he had to postpone the repair. On the second day we explored Stockholm (it was…

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Fossen to Lysekil (10)

Fossen to Lysekil (10)
Stångehuvud - a small pond within the rocky scene.

The stage the day before was really tough and we felt every bone in our body when we woke up. But at least we had a warm cabin and we were really happy about that. A lot of camper buses were on the camping ground but the lady at the reception told us that for the cabin nobody was coming…

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Myggenäs to Fossen (9)

Myggenäs to Fossen (9)
Nice view from our wooden cabin on the campsite in Fossen.

Like all the nights in the tent so far, also this night was quite cold. But after the gear shopping in Göteborg and some research we got a little bit better prepared. For example we stayed in the tent until the sun was already shining and the temperature started to rise. So we had a nice breakfast in the sun,…

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Sabbatical 2021 – Prologue – First stop Sweden

Sabbatical 2021 – Prologue – First stop Sweden
Our two bikes in front of the ferry center in Rostock.

When we started planning our Sabbatical more than two years ago, we imagined to start cycling southward and to spend our first weeks in France and Italy. But then the Corona pandemic hit and over a year there were ups and downs if travelling is possible or not. Also it was and is very uncertain when the pandemic will end.…

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Overnighter Seligenstadt/Karlstein am Main 2019

Overnighter Seligenstadt/Karlstein am Main 2019
View over the river Main in the direction of Seligenstadt.

Mid of October 2019 brought us still a bit of golden autumn. So it was the best time to do one last overnighter tour for this year. We decided to go to Seligenstadt, a small town between Aschaffenburg and Frankfurt (Main). We started from Heppenheim and followed more or less small paths, often good elaborated bike routes and sometimes also…

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