Exploring Germany, Czech Republic and beyond... on our Recumbent Tandem - CycleBlaze

Exploring Germany, Czech Republic and beyond... on our Recumbent Tandem

By Barry Bartlett
2,334 km (1,449 miles) over 82 days between May 24, 2014 and Aug. 13, 2014
Why Europe!: Why not..... great cycling, good friends, history and culture.... heart 1
Preparing for our Trip heart 1
We are on our Way: We have a shock when checking in at the airport heart 1
We Arrive in Germany heart 3
Putting our bike together heart 2
We spend the day in Frankfurt heart 4
We enjoy a training ride with Georg and Cora heart 4
A boat ride down the Lahn River to see Georg perform in Koblenz heart 1
Another bike ride - to a Tractor Festival heart 6
A bike puzzle - what is that noise? heart 2
Our cycling trip begins: two bike rides and a train: From the Reitz home to Selingenstadt heart 3
Selingenstadt to Worth: Rain and thunder storm heart 4
The best day of riding yet: ...Worth to Bettingen heart 11
Bettingen to Lohr heart 1
A hot day with many wonderful meetings along the way: Lohr to Zellingen heart 9
A short day of riding - Zellingen to Wurzburg heart 15
Wurzburg - sightseeing heart 6
It is even hotter today - hard to believe: Wurzburg to Schwarzenau, Campingplatz Mainblick heart 4
No thunder storms - vineyards as far as the eye can see: Schweinfurt heart 7
Schweinfurt to Sand am Main heart 8
Sand am Main to Bamberg: Camping at the Canoe/Kayak Club heart 8
Sightseeing in Bamberg heart 7
Bamberg - more sightseeing and wandering through the streets of old town. heart 11
A long dusty canal path to Nurnberg heart 8
A day in Nuremberg heart 6
Czech Republic and a train ride heart 6
We have changed our route to Prague - we're taking the Dutch route! heart 9
A few days at camp to plan for our time in Czech Republic: ...and to feel healthier heart 9
Stanowitz to Bezdruzice: The monster of all hills to the top of a ski hill. heart 4
To Plzen - the home of Czech Beer heart 0
We spend the day sightseeing in Plzen heart 4
A delightful farm heart 3
Varied terrain and interesting villages heart 3
Today had it all - the good and the bad: ...... but we made it to Prague heart 13
Staying at Camp Matyas: - an oasis on the outskirts of Prague heart 4
Sightseeing in Prague for a few days heart 15
Riding through Prague - we finally see the charm: Camp Matyas, Vrane den Vlantou to Veltrusy heart 31
Sunflowers, a palace, 2 rivers and a canal heart 34
The best day of riding in Czech Republic heart 19
Czech Republic to Germany heart 6
A heat wave and high humidity: - to Dresden, a lovely city heart 9
We are part of a peloton!: Dresden to Riesa heart 18
A pretty ride to Torgau heart 13
Torgau to Dommitsch: Our shortest day yet: too hot and humid to ride heart 8
A bit cooler this morning: To Lutherstadt Wittenberg heart 10
Lutherstadt Wittenberg heart 8
Wittenburg and Pension Paula heart 2
To Dessau: Lots of rain with beautiful riding heart 11
Six km. forward, Eight km. back: Dessau - we can't seem to leave you! heart 3
Well we haven't moved backward - but we are staying heart 0
We spend the day sightseeing in Dessau and then a short ride heart 2
Aken to Magdeburg heart 13
Magdeburg to Rogatz: Staying at Rowing and Canoe Clubs heart 10
Rogatz to Tangermunde: Beautiful day of riding heart 17
Tangermunde to Havelberg: Heat wave continues!! heart 6
Havelberg to Steckelsdorf heart 7
Stecklesdorf to Brandenburg: Beautiful lakes, countless storks in their nests and good riding. heart 4
Brandenberg to Werden: We Meet a Fellow Canadian Walking Around the world heart 10
We stay with Karin heart 6
Sightseeing in Berlin- Day One heart 15
Day Two in Berlin: Two Incredible Museums Fill the Day heart 6
Visiting a Palace in Potsdam heart 8
A Quiet Day and then the thunder, rain and lightning hit! heart 5
On the train to Poland!: ...a minor change of plan heart 8
Our first full day in Poznan, Poland heart 12
We fall in love with Poznan heart 7
Poznan heart 9
We take the train back to Germany heart 5
It's great to be back on the bike heart 6
A Hard Ride...: and caught in an intense thunder wind storm heart 8
Waiting out the rain and thunder in Dessau heart 1
Dessau to Bernburg: From one youth hostel to another heart 9
Bernburg to Halle- another river ride: Our last day of cycle touring on this trip heart 9
We head back to the Reitz Family: A day of train travel and bike riding heart 7
A Day in Limburg to see Georg Perform heart 7
A Hike, a Bike Ride and a Giant Antenna heart 7
Flying Home! heart 5