Category Archives: Paris

1: Night Train to Paris

For various reasons, we ended up taking the night train to Paris to start our vacation. We arrived at the Munich train station with our fully packed bikes at about a quarter past 10. The first adventure was trying to fit the bikes on to the hanging rack in the train. They both have horns […]

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Biking along the Seine - fabulous!

9: A Different Angle on Notre Dame

Before catching the train to Paris, I had time for one last visit to the market (the French are so civilized — allowing one to shop for food on a Sunday morning!). On the way to Les Halles I walked the bike through the areas where the flower market had been yesterday. Today, instead of […]

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In front of the Gare de l'est, ready to head across Paris

1: The TGV and riding across Paris

Just getting on to the TGV was an adventure. The entry was wide enough for a fully-loaded bike, but the bike places were not quite what I expected — simply bikes strapped against folded-up seats. And of course two families’ worth of luggage was standing in the way. It took 10 minutes to get it […]

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16: Weaving through Paris

[map style=”width: auto; height:300px; margin:20px 0px 20px 0px; border: 1px solid #777777;” gpx=””] Day 16 Sunday, 21.08.2011 Route Bordeaux – Paris – Augsburg Distance 19,13 km Elapsed Ride Time 1 hrs. 45 min.

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