Monthly Archives: August 2010

White roads and bends

“White roads” (that’s the colour on the map) are D-roads, so are “yellow roads”, but I like white roads better because there is less traffic. Somtimes this means more distance but that’s OK. There are so few bends in this … Continue reading

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Half way to Dieppe

I sat eating my picnic lunch on the banks of the Moselle Canal (right next to the river Moselle) in Charmes and did a quick route calculation – I was exactly half way to Dieppe. Since then I have done … Continue reading

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Keep losing the WIFI

The WIFI is not very good here – probably because it’s free. I gave up trying to publish my last post last night managed it this morning and wanted to add photos but to no avail. I found a bike … Continue reading

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Almost too tired to blog

Quite honestly I am really ready to go to sleep, but I did promise to keep you informed when I can & here the internet is free! I ended up doing over 100 kms today, because there just wasn’t anywhere to … Continue reading

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5,5 target reached

It stopped raining yesterday evening but started again in the night. It had stopped again before I left but I donned everything because of the spray. However I soon took it all off and didn’t need it again all day! … Continue reading

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Thanks for all your comments – Danke für alle eure Nachrichten!

Vielen Dank für alle eure Glückwünsche und Nachrichten.Leider kann ich nicht alle einzeln beantworten.  Bitte verzeiht mir, dass ich nicht alles 2-sprachig schreibe. Many thanks for all your comments and wishes: Sorry I can’t reply to them all individually. Da … Continue reading

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Day 5 = 1st. day off

After a total of around 370 Kilometres in 3,5 days I think I have earned a day off – anyway it is pouring with rain – so I am staying here with my friends Helmut & Christel in Freiamt. We … Continue reading

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Video of the start

Peter (my husband) videoed the start

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Stage 4 succesfully completed

Today was a very interesting experience: Olli and Polyana accompanied me for the first 2,5 kilometres to make sure I was on the right path, then I set off through the woods. I wondered why I was making such slow … Continue reading

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Arrived 3rd destination safely

I am in Villingen instead of the planned Bräunlingen, as I finally decided to join warmshowers and had an invitation to stay with Oliver and Polyana. This meant cycling 100 Kilometers instead of the originally planned 91, but I’m glad … Continue reading

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