An Autumn by the Sea - CycleBlaze

An Autumn by the Sea

Cycling west from Croatia to Spain

By Scott Anderson & Rachael Anderson
3,491 miles (5,618 km) over 116 days between Aug. 24, 2018 and Dec. 17, 2018

Prelude

We’ll follow the sun heart 6
A touch of class heart 10
We receive a sign, and heed it heart 15
Mug shots heart 27
Transitions heart 31

Croatia

Overview: Croatia heart 5
Matea’s place, Dubrovnik heart 42
Dubrovnik after dark heart 20
A short loop through Bosnia heart 58
Peljesac heart 67
Sobra, Mljet heart 41
On Mljet heart 47
In Korcula heart 44
On Brač heart 56
To Trogir heart 46
In Trogir (a photo gallery) heart 5
To Šibenik heart 43
Rained out in Šibenik heart 45
Biograd na Moru heart 29
To Zadar heart 39
Layover in Zadar heart 21
In Zadar (a photo gallery) heart 61
Pag heart 37
Rab heart 28
Cres heart 47
Labin heart 47
To Rabac and back heart 41
Rovinj heart 34
Rovinj day ride heart 22
Undaunted in Poreč heart 72
Up to Motovun heart 52
Loop ride to Zminj heart 89
Rest day in Motovun heart 33
Umag, and the end of Croatia heart 39

Italy

Overview: Italy heart 7
To Trieste heart 50
In Trieste heart 74
Vittorio Veneto heart 55
Ponte nelle Alpi heart 50
Auronzo di Cadore heart 56
Misurina heart 39
To Dobbiaco/Toblach heart 55
Tre Cime di Lavaredo (hike) heart 51
Lake Antholzer heart 45
Along the Drau heart 27
To Bressanone heart 54
In Bressanone heart 36
To Bolzano heart 48
Day ride to Merano heart 15
Trento heart 57
Peschiera del Garda heart 35
Mantua/Mantova heart 60
Day ride from Mantova heart 28
Brescello heart 47
To Cremona heart 63
To Brescia heart 46
In Brescia (a photo gallery) heart 37
Bergamo heart 43
Bergamo’s Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore heart 16
To Varenna heart 45
Lake Como North heart 67
Lake Como South heart 38

Switzerland

Morcote heart 79

Italy, again

Cannero, not Connobio heart 32
Looping Monte Limidario heart 70
OMG, OSG! heart 37
Day ride from Orta San Giulio heart 61
Novara heart 48
Casale Monferrato heart 62
Asti heart 68
Asti day ride heart 48
To Saluzzo heart 58
The headwaters of the Po heart 55
To Torino/Turin heart 48
In Torino heart 44
In Torino: the Egyptian Museum heart 32
Layover in Genoa: Tuesday heart 62
Layover in Genoa: Wednesday heart 32
Layover in Genoa: Thursday heart 29
Albenga heart 43
Porto Maurizio heart 60

France

Menton heart 47
In Menton heart 112
Antibes heart 48
Day ride: Gorges du Loup heart 98
Sainte-Maxime heart 30
Saint-Tropez heart 74
Hyeres heart 70
In Hyeres: walking the Route de Sel heart 64
Cassis heart 86
Aix-en-Provence heart 49
Day ride: Mont Sainte-Victoire heart 47
Saint-Remy-de-Provence heart 29
Day ride: Les Baux-de-Provence heart 43
Uzes heart 34
Day ride: Mont Bouquet heart 46
Montpellier heart 45
In Montpellier: Rest day heart 33
Day ride: our loop de Loup heart 50
Agde heart 51
Rainout in Agde heart 31
To Narbonne heart 34
In Narbonne: a walk along the Canal de la Robine heart 33
In Narbonne: Day ride heart 50
Port-la-Nouvelle heart 28
Lagrasse heart 52
Port Leucate heart 78
Collioure heart 43
Collioure: a photo gallery heart 40
Goodbye, Old Paint heart 6
In Collioure: day ride to Port Bou heart 43
Ceret, and The Incident at Port Bou heart 85
In Ceret: the town heart 64
In Ceret: the countryside heart 119
Underview: France heart 4

Catalonia

Overview: Catalonia heart 3
Figueres heart 95
In Figueres: day ride to the NW heart 92
In Figueres: day ride to the NE heart 80
Roses heart 62
In Roses: an interim report heart 11
Begur heart 72
Sant Feliu de Guixols heart 39
In Roses: a hike on Cap Norfeu heart 49
Last stop: Girona heart 72
In Girona: day ride on the Carrilet heart 50
In Girona: running down the batteries in Barcelona heart 66
In Girona: Granollers de Rocacorba heart 30
In Girona: Banyoles heart 38
Movin’ On heart 16