Switzerland May 30th 2007 What can I say? - we love Switzerland!
Switzerland has fantastic long distance cycle trails, and they don’t all involve climbing the alps. You don’t even need a map as all the routes are way-marked and take you to amazing places, into the forest, up by waterfalls, nature reserves, lakes with reed beds or enticing clear water, mountain views, quintessential farm chalets, crop fields, needle ... read more
Europe » Switzerland » North-East » Zürich 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 are 2 kiwis leaving London and embarking on a long and meandering ride home. It is more than 12 000 miles! We are not athletes, just ordinary people who like to pass through countries rather than passing over them, meeting the people, experiencing the nature and the life. We will travel by bicycle, boat, and train. We hope to make it at least half way without taking a plane.
Some background from Nigel
If asked I'd find it hard to pin point how my interest in cycling began. It certainly wouldn't have been my first cycling memory, as a five year old getting my little ... full info