Category Archives: Bicycle touring

Fairy tale castles in pig country

Before coming to Spain, I didn’t realize what a pig-crazy country it was.  The variety of pork sausages and salami in the markets is quite amazing.  And if you want, you can simply by a whole cured leg.  There were … Continue reading

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Treasures near Madrid, or how 100km of cycle touring takes a week

Bicycle touring Spain, finally!  I’ve wanted to go to Spain for years.  I have Kurt to thank for making it happen this year.  When he was in Antalya last fall, he suggested a one-month tour from to Lisbon to Barcelona.  … Continue reading

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Fall colors in the mountains east of Antalya

My third short bicycle tour of 2016.  Just like the other two, I again went into the mountains near Antalya, but this time I went east instead of west.  I had been east a couple times to Gündoğmuş by car, … Continue reading

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Visa run to Rodos

My first visit to a Greek island was cycling on Chios in the winter about five years ago.  In spite of the cold it was fantastic, making me think that maybe the Greek islands do live up to all the … Continue reading

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Antalya ‹—› Fethiye bicycle tour

Wow, I really need to go on more bicycle tours.  This was only my second tour this year, and it was great to get out.  I spent about three days riding to Fethiye which was really too fast and five … Continue reading

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