Category Archives: Odyssey #5 2017: Cycling in Europe

Observations from the saddle of a bike.

Observations from the saddle of a bike: Slovenia

POST 6 OBSERVATIONS from the SADDLE of a BIKE  SLOVENIA September 2017 Ljubljana, Slovenia’s capital According to ancient Greek legend Jason with his men, the Argonauts, was fleeing with King Aeetes’ daughter, Medea, after winning the Golden Fleece. As they … Continue reading

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Observations from the saddle of a bike: Villach Austria

POST 5  OBSERVATIONS from the SADDLE of a BIKE VILLACH AUSTRIA Villach is a city located in the federal state of Carinthia in Austria. Nearby is Italy and Slovenia. We were drawn to Villach because it was in this city … Continue reading

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Observations from the saddle of a bike: Augsburg Germany

POST 4 OBSERVATIONS from the SADDLE OF a BIKE  Augsburg and our first Couchsurf experience  September 2017 Not wanting to spend hours on trains we decided our next stop would be Augsburg just a short hop away from Stuttgart and … Continue reading

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Observations from the saddle of a bike: Stuttgart Germany

POST 3    OBSERVATIONS from the SADDLE of a BIKE STUTTGART GERMANY During Encountering the Past Part 4 to Tasmania (yet to be published) we were camped at a caravan park in Southport Tasmania where we met Martin, a long distance … Continue reading

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Observations from the saddle of a bike: Switzerland

POST 2  OBSERVATIONS FROM THE SADDLE OF A BIKE  ZURICH WINTERTHUR and MOTORS ON BIKES Every human has four endowments—self-awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate freedom….The power to choose, to respond to change. Stephen … Continue reading

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Observations from the saddle of a bike: Prelude to the journey.

OBSERVATIONS FROM THE SADDLE OF A BIKE  Celebrating the 200th anniversary of the invention of the bicycle. This next odyssey will include new destinations and not so much encountering the past. The blog will include stories about the people we … Continue reading

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