Category Archives: Bicycle touring

Yet another loop NE of Antalya

My first bicycle tour of 2023. It has been 10 months since Ferda and I finished our long (four-month) spring/summer tour in Munich last year. For this 10-day tour Ahmet and I headed into the mountains to the NE of … Continue reading

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The end again, in Munich

Wow, four months pedaling from Corfu to Munich. That’s my longest bicycle tour in a decade. By the time we arrived in Munich, Corfu and Greece certainly seemed like a long ways away. The last couple days of riding from … Continue reading

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Welcome to Bavaria: Füssen and Neuschwanstein Castle

On last year’s Gökova Bicycle Tour we met Sven from Bavaria. If you’re anywhere near it, he said, make the effort to visit Neuschwanstein Castle. So we did. We crossed the border, crossed the river, and entered the historic center … Continue reading

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Bicycle touring Austria: from the Dolomites to Bavaria

Ferda and I planned this tour as far as the Dolomites. Then we started looking at tickets back to Antalya — from Venice, from Milan, from Innsbruck. Turns out Munich was a lot closer than we realized, and the tickets … Continue reading

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5 days in Colfosco: the end of the Dolomites

Ferda and I ended up spending about three and a half weeks in the Dolomites. The last five days were in Colfosco in Alta Badia on the other side of Passo Gardena from Ortisei. My parents took a taxi to … Continue reading

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