Gotta Learn to Juggle August 4th 2011 Wow, that bed certainly did feel good last night. And waking up knowing that there was a nice hot shower available and that we didn’t have to pack up the tent was fantastic!
By 9 a.m. we were all awake and eating a breakfast of cereal, our favorite breakfast food made all the more enjoyable by the conversation with Kamal and Mikael. By 10 we were all headed for St. Gallen, just 15 kms. away ... read more
Europe » Switzerland » North-East » Sankt Gallen The Swiss Confederation was founded in 1291 as a defensive alliance among three cantons. In succeeding years, other localities joined the original three. The Swiss Confederation secured its independence from the Holy Roman Empire in 1499. Switzerland... ... 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