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05 & 06 October 2015 - last days on the Danube; Donauworth and Ulm

These were my last two days pedalling alongside the Danube river, which has been a great experience, and a bit of a bonus after completing my two main tour objectives of Nordkapp to Tarifa, then on to Istanbul. 1,930 more words

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Going cheap sometimes fails

So gearing up for the Tour Aotearoa has become a  big issue in my household absorbing a fair amount of cash.

I much prefer the term “Good Value” however this sometimes works out costing more, point in question here is a bargain set Clark’s M2 of hydraulic disc brakes try as I might they just failed in that most basic of brake function stopping. 99 more words


Cycling the Ventura Highway in the Sunshine

Only two small hills stood between me and the flat coastal plains of southern California. I hadn’t really taken any notice of where I was going and what sort of sights I might expect for the days ride. 705 more words

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Sankt Martin, the Alsace and into Basel

Well it has been a pretty spectacular week riding up Basel slowly meandering my way between historic cities, vineyards, old villages, great campsites and three countries. 298 more words


Beautiful Japan: Kurashiki's historical district

One of Japan’s many beautiful cities, Kurashiki, is about halfway between Hiroshima and Osaka, in Okayama Prefecture. Kurashiki, roughly translated as “city of storehouses”, was once a famous rice distribution centre. 234 more words


Day 27 and 28: Whitefish

More rest days! We were only planning on staying one night and jumping on the train the next evening, but prices were almost double for that night so we stayed an extra night! 169 more words

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Footage of our journey across Romania.

We really enjoyed Bucharest and ended up staying way longer than we had envisioned. Our planned time-frame was quickly forgotten about when we were distracted by all the cafes, bars, shops and markets. 736 more words