Category Archives: Odyssey Part 2: 2014

The Final Journey: Return to Australia

FAREWELL MOOSE COUNTRY — STOCKHOLM TO SYDNEY  and a story about  the most boring map in the world. Initially I thought the last post, Sweden, would be the final one for Encountering the Past Part 2 but there are two … Continue reading

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Sweden

COPENHAGEN to SWEDEN For a period during the 1980/90s  Bev and I belonged to AFS, an international exchange student organization. In that time we hosted exchange students from all over the world for both short and long term periods. The … Continue reading

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Denmark: Copenhagen, a bike-friendly city.

SWITZERLAND to DENMARK August 2014. Following our road trip to France we move north to Denmark to begin our journey back to Australia.   Before getting down to writing about our bike-riding experiences in and around Copenhagen I would like … Continue reading

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France: To Normandy and Back Part 3

ROAD TRIP SWITZERLAND and RETURN via NORMANDY PART 3. Across Normandy to the D-Day beaches and return to Switzerland via Tonnerre. From Coutances we moved further up the Cotentin Peninsula, also known as the Cherbourg Peninsula, to Cape Carteret. From … Continue reading

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France: To Normandy and Back Part 2

ROAD TRIP SWITZERLAND and RETURN via NORMANDY PART 2   Ouyres to Coutances, Normandy. ALBI After bidding friend Larry farewell at Ouyres we headed northwest through the Midi-Pyrenees area and the first town of note was Albi. The dominating feature … Continue reading

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France: To Normandy and Back Part 1

ROAD TRIP SWITZERLAND and RETURN via NORMANDY PART 1: SWITZERLAND to the MID CEVENNES FRANCE. At the invitation of our Swiss friend, Thomas, we returned to Rebstein Switzerland by train from Berlin with a stopover in Munich. Thomas had two … Continue reading

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Northern Germany: Berlin

OUT and ABOUT BERLIN. Post #136. As soon as we left the railway station this morning and rode into the Berlin cityscape we decided instantly we were going to like the city. Our snap judgment was confirmed when we met … Continue reading

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