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Observations from the saddle of a bike: Verona Italy

PART 9  OBSERVATIONS from the SADDLE of a BIKE VERONA ITALY Three of Shakespeare’s plays were set in Verona and one that comes to mind is Romeo and Juliet, I think because I was required to study the play in … Continue reading

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Observations from the saddle of a bike: Trieste to Verona Italy

POST 8   OBSERVATIONS from the SADDLE of a BIKE  TRIESTE to CERVIGNANO by BICYCLE and by TRAIN to VERONA.  The three hour bus ride from Pula to Trieste was without event, the action started once we arrived. The bus terminal … Continue reading

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Observations from the saddle of a bike: Pula Croatia

POST 7   OBSERVATIONS from the SADDLE of a BIKE  PULA CROATIA  October 2017 Sunday morning came and we took a bus to Pula, a coastal city in Croatia. The main reason for going to Pula was to see the Roman … Continue reading

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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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