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Europe » Germany » Bavaria » Dillingen an der Donau June 22nd 2016

We're three days into the cycling trip now. The first day was relatively easy - about 40 km from the edge of Munich (we took the S-Bahn to get out of the centre) to Augsburg. Yesterday was a killer, though: around 85 km from Augsburg to Ulm. The landscape was beautiful: rolling hills and a lovely mix of farmland and forest. Our rental bikes are rather heavy and I find it hard to get used to the flat handlebars. I was trying to retrace the route Lynn and I took in '87 (though in the opposite direction) for sentimental reasons. Dave and I went through Zusmarshausen, which rings a bell from 'way back then - but I have to admit it didn't look familiar. When we got to Ulm Dave had a nap while I roamed ... read more
Dave in the woods

Europe » Germany » Bavaria » Dillingen an der Donau July 27th 2012

Day 24- July 27- Ulm to Dilligen - 65km Today was another great ride, although the heat was incredible! We are pretty certain it was over 35 degrees. We just didn't quite expect it to be so hot and the people assure us that it is not usually quite this bad. In the end we are really flying now on the flat and it makes it much easier. We did arrive and walk next to the campground to have a swim in an awesome outdoor pool. It was $3.00 for both of us to get in and really brought our core temperature down. We ate in the beergarten at the campground and played cards through the evening. The only downside of the evening is a young girl tripped over our fly cord and ripped the end ... read more




Tot: 1.047s; Tpl: 0.02s; cc: 8; qc: 22; dbt: 0.0196s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 2; ; mem: 1.3mb