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This is an Adventure not a Holiday

This is an Adventure not a Holiday

We woke to a sunny day. The idea today is to ride into Ushguli and then tomorrow continue on the dirt road past there in a loop  and we plan to get to the capital Tbilisi the day after. We were a bit concerned about the amount of rain and the condition of the “road”...
Georgia on My Mind.

Georgia on My Mind.

We have a short day planned today with just 2o6 km to Batumi Georgia. This gives us lots of time since there is the border to deal with and a 1 hour time change. The ride was pretty uneventful. We did stop for a quick power wash after the rain and mountain...
Ankara and East.

Ankara and East.

We set off early today for the 464 km ride to Ankara. We started on the main E 80 toll road, but then headed to the D140, which basically cut cross country south east. The ride is up and down several passes.… Read the...

Team Canada meets up!

It is sad to leave the whole gang from Slovakia, but we must move on with the show. We started out from Takaj about 2 pm headed south to Budapest under the threatening skies. We planned to take the smaller roads and abandon them for the freeway if the weather turned...
A very fun “Program” in Kosice

A very fun “Program” in Kosice

Today the forecast is 20% rain, but it is pretty windy and chilly for our ride across Slovakia to Kosice. We set out first for Bojnice(bod-neet-sa), where we had breakfast with a view of the castle. The funny thing today was we asked the waitress if she spoke English...
Part 9 Villa Franca to Triacastela

Part 9 Villa Franca to Triacastela

Sunrises  and Octopus are the best in Galicia The plan for today is to “get up the mountain”, but depending on how we feel we may go the 30.3 km to O Cebreiro (our first idea) or save our selves the last 5.1 km and stop at La Faba (Emmanuel’s better idea). We left the...
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Ponferrada to Villa Franca Del Bierzo say that 10 times! Today is a fairly easy day walking as far as the Camino goes.  Most of the day is through vineyards and along easy tracks underfoot.  The maximum change in elevation over the day is about 70 meters to...