Did I mention that it was hot today?
First off, we got away a little on the late side. It was shortly after 10 as we were loading the bikes for our planned day trip. Much to our chagrin we discovered that my rear tire was as flat as a pancake.
This place is so quiet, we slept incredibly deeply, woke late and staggered down to breakfast at 9. Ah, a lovely little buffet with OJ, ham, cheese, lovely bread (I particularly liked the moist raisin bread) and yogurt.After breakfast we … Read More
We were sad to leave our beautiful hotel, but the next part of our adventure was calling and so by 9am we were on the road headed for Sarlat.The first 19 of the 21 kilometers toward Sarlat were a steady … Read More
We had trouble getting up and getting moving (it was vacation, after all) and we didn’t get on the road until 10:15. Due to the lack of real bike routes, the plethora of hills and the predicted hot temperature, we had decided on a short route that looked fairly flat on the map.
We were up and at ‘em fairly early but our exit from town was delayed by a visit to the weekly farmers’ market. A gourmet picnic was in order and this was the perfect place to select ingredients. Soon our … Read More
What a luxury – our hotel was so quiet and we were soooo tired, that we slept in until 9:15. When I realized what time it was, I gave a yelp and jumped out of bed – breakfast ended at … Read More
Words to regret: “Let’s take the long route”First of all, whose idea was it to take a train leaving at 8:13am on the second day of vacation? Oh yeah, mine… We had prepped as much as possible the night before … Read More
We took our time getting ready and eating breakfast and when we got to the station we realized that the trains to Arcachon ran every two hours and the next one was an hour and a half later. Not being … Read More
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 … Read More
In August of 2012 Werner and I took a two-week tour of the Vézère, Dordogne & Lot valleys in southwest France. [wpgmza id=”1″] Vézère, Dordogne & Lot August 9-25, 2012 Route München – Bordeaux – Les Eyzies – Souillac – … Read More