A Gorgeous Gorge July 7th 2011 It is with a bit of sadness that we say good-bye to the River Lot tomorrow. We have been pedaling beside this river, along its gorgeous gorge, for the past several days. The cycling has been easy; the road surface, good; the scenery spectacular. But tomorrow, indeed, we must head into the mountains.
Today was a short day into St. Come d’Olt, at the foot of the Monts d’Aubrac (Aubrac Moun ... read more
Europe » France » Midi-Pyrénées » Eauze Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
We first began bicycle touring when we were in our 40s. Now that we are retired, we can really indulge our travel fantasties. In fact, most of our vacations are by bicycle. In the US and Canada, we have biked the TransAm, the Southern Tier, the Northern Tier, the Great Parks, Alaska, and many places in between. We've also toured Europe three times by bicycle. Summer of 2011 we did a loaded tour from Lisbon, Portugal, to Frankfurt, Germany, via Spain (reverse Pilgrim Route to Le puy en Velay), France, Switzerland, Lichtenstien. Austria, and Germany. Our trip is chronicled on this blog.... full info