Seven days in Austria

Leaving Passau on the fourth of March, I left Bavaria behind and entered Austria (the fourth country on this trip). This is probably the most popular section of the Danube bicycle trail with thousands of cyclists traveling from Passau via Linz to Wien every summer. I decided to make a small detour to Salzburg instead, […]

Reflections on seven weeks of cycling through France, Spain and Portugal – Part 2: Portugal

From Santiago de Compostela to Caminha, Portugal After spending two nights in Santiago de Compostela, I continued south through Galicia. I had made a route that follows paved roads while avoiding busy main roads. As I passed through many smaller villages in Galicia, the route often had me climbing away from the valley floor and […]

My Camino

I’ve been on the road for over two weeks now and am writing from Burgos, Castellia y Leon. Leaving home and all through France, the Camino de Santiago felt little more than a (scenic) bicycle route to me. This has changed considerably since I entered Spain and started tracking the much more popular Camino Frances. […]