Whirlwind Paris tour

Despite getting in late last night, we woke up early this morning to hit the streets of Paris for a lightning tour. Of course, we started with amazing croissants! It was a lot of pressure to both plan a good route for someone who has never been to Paris and to keep us on track,Continue reading “Whirlwind Paris tour”

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Preparing to meet the Alps via the Splügen pass

The hardest part of the trip by far (and the crowning achievement) will be our journey over the Alps. Besides worries about sustaining long rides over two weeks, my main worry is about making it to the top of the Splügen Pass. I chose Splügen because we had to cross somewhere and I thought thisContinue reading “Preparing to meet the Alps via the Splügen pass”

Marseille to Munich by bike

It’s time to dust off this blog and start writing about my upcoming cycling journey! I guess it makes sense to start with an overview of the trip. On Friday night, we’ll take a train to Paris and sleep near the train station. Early the next morning, I’ll give Bert a whirlwind tour of ParisContinue reading “Marseille to Munich by bike”