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Rolling Along the River

Mosel Bike-Barge Day 4 – Tue 30th August 2016 – Bernkastel-Kues to Trier (bike tour 50 Km) Weather: 14⁰C min – 22⁰C max, fine, clear “Brains before beauty, wear your helmet!” ~ Unknown  

Cycling Paradise

Mosel Bike-Barge Day 3 – Mon 29th August 2016 – Daun to Bernkastel (bike tour 62 Km) Weather: 14⁰C min – 20⁰C max, fine, cloudy “ Work to eat. Eat to live. Live to...

Black Cats and Vines

Mosel Bike-Barge Day 2 – Sun 28th August 2016 – Cochem –> Zell –> Bernkastel (bike tour 50 Km) Weather: 16⁰C min – 28⁰C max, mainly fine and clear. “Don’t buy upgrades, ride up grades...

My London

“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life” ~ Samuel Johnson Spending the last four months in London with a bicycle has been an incredible experience, possibly the best time...

A Sunday Ride Around London

Sunday 24th July 2016 – Willesden to Brick Lane Loop There is no better way to see the many and varied sights of London than by bicycle, with delightful surprises around nearly every corner....

A Walk Around Venice

Sightseeing around Venice – Mon 11th July 2016 Photos: View photos Walking Around Venice View mapped photos – Walking Around Venice View photos Naval History Museum – Venice View photos Basilica San Pietro di Castello – Venice Weather:...

Far From the Madding Crowd

Cycling the Lido – Sun 10th July 2016 Photos: View Cycling photos – Lido to Pellestrina View Ferry photos – Lido to Piazzale Roma View mapped photos – Riding “The Lido” Maps: Ferry –...

Venice – Island of Dreams

Sightseeing around Venice – Sat 9th July 2016 Photos: View urban photos – Venice View Burano photos – Venetian islands View Murano photos – Venetian islands View Lido photos – Venetian islands View Just...

End of a Dream Bike Tour

Italy Stage 10 – Fri 8th July 2016 – Padova to Mestre (44 Km) Photos: View route photos – Padova to Mestre View mapped photos – Padova to Mestre View urban photos – Venice...

Palazzos, Basilicas and Gardens in Padova

Rest Day in Padova – Thurs 7th July 2016 Photos: Basilica of Saint Anthony Giardini Dell Arena La Chiesa Degli Eremitani Palazzo della Ragione Orto Botanico Food Glorious Food Padova Street Scenes Mapped photos...

Riding in Tandem

Italy Stage 09 – Wed 6th July 2016 – Vincenza to Padova (47 Km) Weather: 21⁰C min – 32⁰C max, fine and hot “Like dogs, bicycles are social catalysts that attract a superior category...

Blue Skies and Green Grapes

Italy Stage 08 – Tue 5th July 2016 – Verona to Vicenza (70 Km) Photos: View route photos – Verona to Vicenza View mapped photos – Verona to Vicenza View urban photos – Vicenza...

Romeo and Juliet Town

Italy Stage 7 – Mon 4th July 2016 – Sirmione to Verona (43 Km) Photos: View route photos – Sirmione to Verona View mapped photos – Sirmione to Verona View urban photos – Verona...

Scintillating Sirmione

Italy Stage 6 – Sun 3rd July 2016 – Brescia to Sirmione (40 Km) Photos: View route photos – Brescia to Sirmione View mapped photos – Brescia to Sirmione View urban photos – Sirmione...

Villages, Villas and Vineyards

Italy Stage 5 – Sat 2nd July 2016 – Bergamo to Brescia (70 Km) Photos: View route photos – Bergamo to Brescia (passing Lago d’Iseo at Sarnico) View mapped photos – Bergamo to Brescia...

Forests, Lakes and Rivers

Italy Stage 04 – Fri 1st July 2016 – Como to Bergamo (73 Km) Photos: View route photos – Como to Bergamo View mapped photos – Como to Bergamo View urban photos – Bergamo...

Day Cruise on Lake Como to Bellaggio

Italian Tour – Lake Como Cruise to Bellagio Thurs 30th June 2016 Photos: View Bellagio photos View Como Lake Cruise photos View mapped photos – Como to Bellagio Links: Bellagio, Lombardy, Italy Weather: 16⁰C...

Incredible Como

Stage 3 – Wed 29th June 2016 – Varesse to Como (30 Km) Photos: View route photos – Varesse to Como View mapped photos – Varesse to Como View urban photos – Como View...

Lovely Lakes

Stage 2 – Tue 28th June 2016 – Sesto Calende to Varese (32 Km) Photos: View route photos – Sesto Calende to Varese View mapped photos – Sesto Calende to Varese View urban photos...

Wings and Wheels

Stage 1 – Mon 27th June 2016 – Milan Malpensa Airport to Sesto Calende (22 Km) Photos: View route photos – Malpensa to Sesto Calende View mapped photos – Malpensa to Sesto Calende View...

Barnett Loop in North London

Photos: View route photos View mapped photos Maps:  View planned route vs actual recorded route I enjoyed a fabulous ride around London yesterday. Commencing at Willesden Green I tried a new way to Brent...

Farewell to Portugal

Wed 1st June 2016 When the plane took off from Porto Aeroporto this afternoon, I looked down at the beautiful country below and pondered whether the last three weeks had been for real or...

Douro River Cruise

Mon 30th May 2016 Photos: View photos of Douro River Cruise View mapped photos of Douro River Cruise View photos of Pinhão Videos: Clips of Douro River Cruise Can you imagine any better way...

Arrival in Porto

Sightseeing in Porto – Sat 28th & Sun 29th May 2016 Photos: View photos of Livraria Lello (Library) View photos of Clérigos Tower View photos of Igreja do Carmo (Convent of Our Lady of Mount Carmel)...

Public Holiday in Portugal

Sightseeing in Coimbra Thurs 26th May 2016 Photos: View photos of Coimbra View photos of Portugal Dos Pequenitos View photos of Corpus Christie Procession Mapped Photos: Walking Around Coimbra Videos:  Corpus Christie Procession The...

Three Days in Lisbon

Sightseeing – 23rd to 25th May 2016 Photos: Lisbon – Centro Lisbon – Alfama District Lisbon – Jerónimos Monastery Lisbon – Castelo de São Jorge Mapped Photos: Walking Around Lisbon Videos: Lisbon Video Clips...

A Perfect End to a Perfect Ride

Spain-Portugal Tour Stage 11 Sun 22nd May 2016 – Monchique to Santa Clara – Sabóia (30 Km) Photos:                                                    View route photos – Monchique to Sabóia View mapped photos – Monchique to Sabóia View...