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Under the Tuscan Wall

We were also under the Tuscan sun, which was up to 35C everyday. We stayed in the town of Lucignano, which is a medieval walled town, originally built in 1391. We were actually staying in a wall, with no view… Continue Reading →

Thinking about the Urban Prophesy in Florence

The next leg of our Italian adventure was a 6 day cycling trip from Venice (actually Maestre, which is the mainland part of Venice) to Florence. When I saw this graffiti in Florence, it made me think quite a bit…. Continue Reading →

A Few Days in Venice

There are 55,000 people living on the island of Venice, and over 20 million tourists a year, so we were a little overwhelmed. Yes, it was busy, but we found quiet places where you could relax and where the food… Continue Reading →

Cycling the Dolomite Mountains in Italy

The second part of our Italian adventure was a cycling trip from Niederdorf, which is about 10 km from the Austrian border, to Maestre, which is by Venice, but on the mainland. The 6 day cycling trip covered 340 km…. Continue Reading →

Do I have a half-brother in Italy?

Or sister? In Rome, for the first part of our Italian adventure, we were walking around the old Roman ruins area close to the coliseum. At one point, we were high up on a lookout point, I started thinking about… Continue Reading →

Am I a birdwatcher?

Chantal, pinch me! Am I dreaming that we’re cycling in Europe? Bike lanes and separated bike-ways everywhere. Motorists giving us lots of room, smiling and waving, instead of dirty looks and fingers. Wow, where are we? Not in Europe, in… Continue Reading →

Brockport, NY

This weekend bike trip was through the Toronto Bicycle Club, formerly High Park Bicycle Club. Nobody I’ve talked to can understand why the name was changed, when High Park really says who we are, but that’s another story. Brockport is… Continue Reading →

Sarah’s travel blog

On our recent trip from Windsor on the Lake Erie Waterfront Trail, we met Sarah, a young travel blogger at the tip of Point Pelee. Very interesting conversation and she’s planning on walking the Camino de Santiago next year. Her… Continue Reading →

Lake Erie Bike Tour, July 2014

Couple of years ago, the Waterfront Trail was extended to Lake St. Clair. We had already traveled the original part, from Port Credit to Montreal so we decided to complete the tour this summer. We took a Sunday night train… Continue Reading →

Cycling the Donauradweg, Part 2

This was a multi-part trip that started with 10 days of cycling the Danube River from the source, at Donaueshingen, Germany to Passau. We finished where we started in 2008, when we cycled from Passau to Budapest. We rented bikes… Continue Reading →

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