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The Hills are Alive!

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Leaving France and the cheese behind, we hopped over the border into the south of Germany near Freiburg. First to the Bodensee, better known to most Brits as Lake Constance (not sure why we English feel the need to rename…
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Preikelstolen

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We had planned a short ride today to get ready for a hike tomorrow to the Pulpit Rock. The morning ride out was a bit rainy so we did take it slowly. We backtracked up to the main road and…
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Larvik and Lysebotn Norway

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Today we are headed to Larvik Norway. Orvar joined us as we all rode north in Sweden. Orvar had planned a route on and off road thru the stunning countryside in the south of Sweden. We came to this meeting…
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Faroe Islands

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We were told to get to the ferry dock 3 hours before the 1030 sailing. We showed up at the dock on time and found Marcos from Germany ahead of us. About 25 other bikes shortly followed us. We had…
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To The North Shore!

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Today we had 427 km to get to Blonduos over the “most fjorded” section of the coast. You literally drive into the mountain when leaving town via the tunnel. Once we got over the mountains the day was spent going…
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Western Fjords Part 2

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The road out from the puffin wall was much better when you could actually see where you were going and there were lots of thing we had not seen at all on the way in. Today’s plan is to head…
Only in France!

Did we mention the cheese? (France 2015)

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Only in France! The absence of recent contributions to the Blog could well have aroused suspicions that we are sitting idle, squandering the days of the European summer. But on the contrary, dear Watson! The life of the overland traveller…
We passed through Austria on our way south (to Italy) and then again on our way back. The first time we travelled the Silvretta High Alpine road and the second time we travelled the Grossglockner High Alpine road. The Grossglockner is fabulously scenic...

Overlanding Austria

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We passed through Austria on our way south (to Italy) and then again on our way back. The first time we travelled the Silvretta High Alpine road and the second time we travelled the Grossglockner High Alpine road. The Grossglockner…
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Reykjavik and the Golden Circle

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From the Bleu lagoon we continued north towards Reykjavik, but stopped for the night in nearby Hafnarfjordur, which according to the signage is the city of Vikings, Elves, and lava. It apparently has the largest concentration of elves, dwarves, and…
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Iceland South Shore Part 2

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Leaving camp on our second morning we again were treated to views of the glaciers behind us. After leaving the glacial area you pass thru the volcanic region with huge lava fields. In fact the road did not exist here…
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Icelands South Shore Part 1

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We had already heard from other riders that all the central roads on the island were still closed due to snow and lack of melting after a very cold spring. It looks like the dream to ride the “central cross…
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Hamburg to Hirtshals

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We had been invited to the home of fellow rider Wolfgang and his wife Brigette near Hamburg. We had met him on line and passed on some tips for his trip to Morocco, which was just a few weeks after…
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The Netherlands

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It is a sad day since we have to leave Scotland. Even with all the bad weather it was stunning and one of the few places we really hope to come back to. We rode south and east to Newcastle…
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Ullapool & Lands end

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We fought the gusting winds back to the port at Stornaway on the Ilse of Lewis and were glad to hear the ferry was still running , since the sailing was on hold last evening due to predicted high winds.…

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