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The round about way to Corsica

The round about way to Corsica

We have booked ferry tickets to Bastia,Corsica from Livorno, Italy. We chose this crossing since it is only 4 1/2 hours and leaves and arrives in the day time. The more southern crossing to Sardinia is an overnight ferry with the need for an expensive stateroom. The...
Lake Como & Milano

Lake Como & Milano

We woke to overcast and some drizzle, but it soon dried up.   There is a massive fort on the hill above Briancon. We had decided after yesterdays issues with the closed passes we would head over the alps to Italy on the toll road to prevent issues. We really...
Back on the road 2016.

Back on the road 2016.

Leaving Vancouver on a beautiful Spring night! HEY SCHENGEN ZONE…..WERE BACK!! Palais Royal on the Plaza Oriente Madrid The much less glamorous side of adventure motorcycle riding. We arrived in Madrid in the evening after a long night flight from Vancouver via...
The Pyrenees

The Pyrenees

We headed out late at 11 am north again towards the Pyrenees in France. We planned out route to cross Andorra for country number 43! We had the perfect storm and over 2 hours in bumper-to-bumper traffic thru Andorra. It is a Saturday and the cross border shoppers are...
South in France

South in France

The weather has not improved much as we headed south from Lyon it got worse and worse. We plotted a course to Gordes southeast of Avignon using the secondary roads. We did not stop at Vienne as planned since seeing Roman ruins in the pouring rain is no fun. We...
Lyon France

Lyon France

Franck had big plans for us for our sightseeing visit to Lyon. It did involve quite a bit of good food and wine. The first order of the day in France is get the bread for dinner!! We did spend one day touring Lyon, but on the way we stopped in Trevoux to admire the...
From the Alps to the  Pyrenees

From the Alps to the Pyrenees

We arrived home to Rizlern and to another special dinner prepared by Sabine a Kaese (cheese) Spaetzle! She even put on her dirndl dress for us. We took in one of the local chair lifts and an amazing Austrian traditional lunch. Daniel’s schnitzel was as big as his...
Oktoberfest!

Oktoberfest!

Today we headed out the 2 hours to Munich in the rain for the Oktoberfest. Our first stop was near the English Garden where we could walk and see some of the historic buildings nearby. It is not too often you see a guy riding a bike with a surfboard this far from an...

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