Skipping About the Continent - CycleBlaze

Skipping About the Continent

A Near-year Indulgence in European Cycling, Cuisine and Culture

By Susan Carpenter
2,137 miles (3,439 km) over 164 days since Mar. 8, 2022
Motivation and General Plan heart 14
Long Stay Visa - Part I heart 8
Long Stay Visa - Part II heart 16
Winding Down to the Grand Départ heart 88

Paris - Round I

To Paris heart 14
RICE-ing in Paris heart 20
Listen to Your Body heart 19
Short Walks in the Hood heart 82
Progress and a Plan heart 83
A Rainy Week in Paris heart 38
Ready or Not heart 83

Italy - Easing my Foot into the Boot

Naples heart 66
Taranto heart 70
To San Pietro In Bevagna heart 99
To Gallipoli heart 121
To Santa Maria di Leuca heart 99
A Day in Santa Maria di Leuca heart 71
Leuca Loop Ride heart 87
To Otranto heart 122
To Lecce heart 47
In Lecce heart 52
To Ostuni heart 98
To/In Alberobello heart 124
To Matera heart 81
In Matera heart 91
To Gravina in Puglia heart 83
In Gravina in Puglia heart 87
To Castel del Monte heart 62
Day Ride in Alta Murgia National Park heart 99
To Trani heart 105
To Foggia heart 45
To Naples heart 20
Pompeii heart 29
Puglia: Cycling, Cuisine and Culture heart 28

Paris - Round II

Return to Paris heart 41
May Day in Paris heart 84
Idling in Paris heart 59

France - Regional Parks and Burgundy Rendezvous

Blazing Toward Burgundy heart 41
To Feuillade heart 90
To La Coquille heart 59
To Masserat heart 114
To Meymac heart 97
To Savennes heart 76
To Les Quatre Routes heart 154
To Puy-Guillaume heart 73
To Tréteau heart 111
To Cronat heart 87
To Autun heart 77
To Nolay heart 97
To Beaune heart 65
A day in Beaune heart 32
To Dijon heart 153
Dijon Loop Ride heart 95
To Pouilly-en-Auxois heart 145
To Semur-en-Auxois heart 103
Semur Out and Back heart 151
To Avallon heart 132
To Magny heart 101
A Short Rendezvous in Magny heart 65

Paris - Round III

A Day of Unexpected Turns heart 23
Team Anderson in Paris heart 117
For Want of a Nail heart 18
My Bags are Packed, I’m Ready to Go heart 87

Circling Slovenia

Ljubljana heart 93
To Lake Bled heart 84
Radovna Valley Loop Ride heart 92
To Ribčev Laz heart 58
A Day in Bohinj heart 96
To Kobarid heart 104
To Solkan heart 110
To Vipava heart 88
Day Rides in Vipava Valley heart 123
To Postojna heart 51
To Kočevje heart 170
To Črnomelj heart 107
To Novo Mesto heart 40
To Brežice heart 60
Brežice Castle (a photo gallery) heart 49
To Olimje heart 83
To Ptuj heart 98
To Jeruzalem heart 83
In Jeruzalem heart 122
To Murska Sobota heart 93
To Maribor heart 102
To Ljubljana heart 29
Slovenia: Cycling, Cuisine and Culture heart 29

Paris, Round IV

It's Really Starting to Feel Like Home heart 9
Limoux and Le Tour heart 148

France - The Cathedral Tour

Introduction heart 15
Rouen heart 108
To Forges-les-Eaux heart 82
To Beauvais heart 125
Saint -Pierre de Beauvais Cathedral heart 54
To Amiens heart 104
To Péronne heart 96
To Beaurains-lès-Noyon heart 70
To Laon heart 63
To Reims heart 89
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