We had a relaxed few days: art, people watching, walking, good food. It feels the way a city should feel: not too big, easy to get around in, elegant, cared for, enjoyed, lively, artistic. Here are a few photos. If you arrived on this page after reading the ride from Turkey to Vienna, you can … more

Vienna to the Netherlands 1

Our first day cycling together along the Danube. We used the cycling route on the south side of the river for the day. It has been cleaned up and except for about 50 m, was easy to ride. The short part still under water had a paved path as a detour. We did 106 km … more

Vienna to the Netherlands 2

2013.06.24 Monday, Wallsee, Austria A change in the weather. It has been warm and sunny, 36 degrees in Vienna last week. Last night a cold front arrived with wind and rain. The forecast high for today was 13 degrees. It rained all day, hard at times. We did 74 km, happy we have wet weather … more

Vienna to the Netherlands 3

We are in Germany, last night in Passau and tonight in Bogen. Passau is a lovely city at the junction of three rivers: the Danube, the Inn and the Ilz. Because so much water comes into the Danube at one point, Passau suffered terrible flooding three weeks ago. Near the river the water rose more … more

Vienna to the Netherlands 4

It has been a busy four days, three dry and one very wet. We are in Ulm, our last day on the Danube. Tomorrow we take a train to Esslingen near Stuttgart to begin cycling north along the Nekar river which will take us to the Rhine. It feels sad to leave the Danube after … more