Planned Spontaneity - CycleBlaze

Planned Spontaneity

Amsterdam to Bodensee and who knows what in between

By Marvin Paxman & Erika Paxman
2,144 km (1,331 miles) over 61 days between Jun. 20, 2018 and Aug. 19, 2018
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The craziness leading up to this heart 2
The day before day 1!!! heart 4
Day 0 (also known as travel day) and Day 1!!! heart 13
Day 2 .... WOW!!! heart 28

On our own - Stage 1, What can we see on our way to Leuven

Day 3 and into day 4 - from Schiphol-Rijk to Noordwijk heart 14
The globe trotters go to Haarlem heart 16
Day 5 - Let's try camping! (Noordwijk to Delft via Leiden and the LDS temple) heart 22
Day 6 - Delft and We begin a coastal adventure heart 3
Day 7 - Island hopping across the North Sea (well, the outer Rhine Delta, actually) heart 5
Day 8 - Veere to Brugge heart 3
Exploring Brugge and on to Brussels (Days 9 and 10) heart 4
Day 11 - Off we go to Leuven heart 4
Some notes as I continue to catch up in Leuven heart 3

Well rested we set our sights on Germany and Erika's brother Peter's birthday

After 3 days in Leuven, Day 15 - We cycle to Hasselt heart 25
Day 16 - Hasselt to Stolburg via Maastricht and Aachen heart 24
Day 17 - Stolburg to Brauweiler heart 17
Day 18 - Brauweiler to Kripp via Koln and Remagen heart 4
Day 19 - Kripp to Bad Honningen via Linz heart 3
Day 20 - Bad Honningen to St Goar heart 3
Day 21 - St.Goar to Wiesbaden heart 4
Day 22 - Wiesbaden to Bad Homburg, mostly by train heart 1
Saturday night, July 14th (just updated Day 8 with pictures) heart 1
Bad Homburg, Frankfurt and Neu Anspach - Day 23 & 24 spent with Erika's brother and family heart 1

Setting our sights on Heidelberg and our friends, the Glauers

Day 25 - Off to Frankfurt by train and then to Florsheim heart 2
Day 26 - Florsheim to Ibersheim, then Worms and back heart 3
Day 27 - Ibersheim to Heidelberg and the Glauers heart 1
A post script on Heidelberg and the mapping issue heart 1
Day 29 and 30 - Spending some time with the Glauer family heart 1

True spontaneity begins as we wander southward

Day 31 - Goodbye Glauers and Heidelberg, Hello Speyer heart 3
Day 32 - Speyer to Philippsburg and we were glad we were at the pool/lake heart 1
Random thoughts and observations heart 1
Day 33 - Phillipsburg to Karlsruhe via Worth heart 1
Day 34 - Karlsruhe to a beautiful campground just south of Plittersdorf heart 1
Day 35 - Plittersdorf to Strasboug heart 4
Day 36 - A day in Strasbourg heart 3
Day 37 - Strasbourg to Friesenheim (captions added) heart 0
Day 38 - Friesenheim to Freiburg im Breisgau (captions added) heart 1
Day 39 - A day spent in Freiburg (Captions now all done!) heart 3
Day 40 - Freiburg to Donaueschingen by train, then Donaueschingen! (This one is complete with captions, A wonderful day!) heart 20
Day 41 and 42 - Daytripping around Donaueschingen (Captions are now added) heart 21
Day 43 - We begin the Donau Radweg! Donaueschingen to Tuttlingen heart 3
Day 44 - Tuttlingen to Hausen im Tal heart 3
Day 45 - Hausen imTal to Sigmaringden heart 1
Day 46 - Sigmaringen to Riedingen heart 2
Day 47 - Riedingen to Ehringen heart 1
Day 48 - Ehringen to Ulm heart 1
Day 49 - Ulm to Bad Buchau heart 1
Day 50 - Bad Bachau to Ravensburg heart 1
Day 51 and 52 - Ravensburg to Campingplatz Schloss Kirchberg on the Bodensee! heart 3
Day 53 and 54 - Hanging at Hagnau, then up the lake to Lindau heart 7
An update as we near the end of the trip heart 3