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Spider

Fun Facts and Figures

Number of Countries Visited: 26 - Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Lesotho, Tunisia, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, ...
Camp by the Lake

Best & Worst of (Part 3)

Best location to Start a Cycling Trip: The foot of the Pyramids in Giza, Egypt. That just can’t be beat. Unforgettable Cycling Highlights: Day 1 in ...
Back on the Road

Back on the Road

It’s been five days since we rented the apartment in Avignon. We’ve spent hours pouring over maps, our clothes have been washed and washed again, ...
Landscape

Soggy Day

The next morning we began our ride to Sienna. Shortly after we started, it began to rain again. We ...
Montalcino

Sooooooo Weak

We’re horribly “behind schedule”. What we said would only be a short detour has already been close to two ...
Trees

Cycling Tuscany and Umbria

From Gubbio, we’ve been cycling through gorgeous towns like Todi, Trevi, Assisi, Orvieto and Pitigliano. The cycling in ...
Tragedy In An Italian Gelataria

Tragedy In An Italian Gelataria

First thing, let me just say that a) yes, we’re talking about food again and b) this one is for Dougy. ;-) It was a ...
La Bicicletta

La Bicicletta

Cycling is a treasured sport in Italy. You only need to be here a short period to ...
Urbino

Perfect Days in Gubbio

Two days after getting back into Italy, we cycled to the beautiful hilltop town of Urbino in La Marche. ...
Need More Tape

Need More Tape

Another break in the tent this morning. This time one of the poles snapped as we tried to get the panniers out from the half ...
Great Cycling

Back To Italy – Decisions, Decisions

After an overnight ferry from Croatia, we are now in Ancona, Italy. It's time to make some decisions. Up and until now we have been ...
Dubrovnik

Few More Days in Croatia

After Montenegro we cycled back up the coast to Dubrovnik. There is a very steep climb for the last ...