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Aalsmeer to Zaandam

Our first day of biking was very busy in a touristy way. We started very early with a visit to the flower auction in Aalsmeer , the biggest flower auction in the world in one of the biggest buildings in … Continue reading

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The Netherlands

Global warming at work; the best weather ever in The Netherlands. With temperatures close to 90 and sunny skies we had all we could ask for , but for the locals it was way to warm. With averages temperatures of … Continue reading

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Switzerland trip 2

What a difference in the weather from trip 1 to trip 2. In July we had beautiful sunny weather and when we returned 6 weeks later in early September it had cooled off a lot and all mountain tops over … Continue reading

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2018 trip to The Netherlands

Next July from the 11th trough the 22nd we will visit The Netherlands, the proper name for “Holland” as known by many. This trip will be highlighted by visits to Giethoorn, the Venice of the north; the cheese market in … Continue reading

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Switzerland trip 1

                 

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Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria and Germany in 2017

In the summer of 2017 our bicycle trip will lead us to Zurich, Switzerland from where we will start our riding along lakes and the Rhine river on our way to Austria. After a few days over rolling terrain we’ll … Continue reading

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Barcelona

                  Our last day in Spain left us to spend the day in Barcelona.  We took a bus from our hotel to center city, Some decided to get on the Hop On … Continue reading

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Sant Llorenc to Barcelona

      It is our last day of riding as we head back to Barcelona.  Leaving Sant Llorenc we cycled past some beautiful lakes with the bluest water some of us had ever seen. Spectacular!  Mountain tunnels were a … Continue reading

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Pont de Suert to Sant Llorenc de Morunys; our Queen stage; 100 miles; 10,000 ft

    This was the longest day of our journey. We traveled 100 miles and climbed 10,000 feet.  We thought we could adopt the theme song “Ain’t no mountain High Enough”!  It was hot and the climbs were long.  Our … Continue reading

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Ainsa to Pont de Suert

        After another hearty breakfast of meats,cheeses,tortilla espanola, fruit, and a variety of breads we got on route N260 and we were on the same road all day.  This road took us through some beautiful gorges and … Continue reading

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