Europe

Germany: Bodensee and the Rhine

RhineRiverThe Bondesee is encircled by a fantastically maintained flat cycling route which also extends down to Rheinfall, one of the most powerful waterfalls on the continent. At a total length between 270 – 310 km, depending on the exact course, it can be covered in anywhere from one day to an entire week. Read more…

Portugal: Porto to Nazaré

IMG_20180419_125549_520.jpg My second visit to this beautiful country and my first time backpacking is off to a great start passing along the beautiful coast and through adorable villages. Read more…

Portugal: Nazaré to Sintra

img_20180423_221212_7871187265853.jpgOur fourth day of cycling started in Nazaré, a delightful resort town with scenic cliffs and huge breaking waves. In the late morning we rode to the old Nazaré Lighthouse. Read more…

Portugal: Sintra to Aljezur 

img_20180428_184303_768-919652925.jpgTo our right sand dunes reflected the afternoon sun and the noise of the sea crashing against cliffs droned on. To our left a patchwork of agricultural plots layered in front of inland hills. Read more…

Portugal: Aljezur to Lagos

InShot_20180430_182455601.jpgAlthough I was anticipating colorful waters and rugged coast, I did not expecting to love it so much. This little stretch of Portuguese coast was one of the most beautiful places I had ever seen. Read more…

Spain: Andalusia

inshot_20180510_1727099351984486296.jpg I wanted to travel Spain by bike in order to cover more ground than a hiking trip but also remain in close contact to my surroundings. Although I have visited many times before, I had never made it to Andalusia in the southern area of the mainland. Read more…