In January we spent 24 days cycling around Israel and the West Bank. It was our first trip to the Middle East and certainly not our last. All along the way we found great cycling, lovely people, great weather and even better food. Click here to see more of our Tour de Israel 2012. Read More »
Going home, for the first time.
Going Home T and I were looking for cycling ideas for the weekend and decided to combine it with something I promised to do while I lived in this country— visit the village where my great-grandparents emigrated from in 1900, Gogołów. We took the *fast* train from Warsaw to Krakow (160 km in 3 hours) and then the local train from ... Read More »
Tour de Sudety
Bicycle touring in Southern Poland and Czech Republic Tour de Sudety – a set on Flickr A 5 day/4 night tour around South Western Poland and a brief foray into the Czech Republic (Hey- why are those road signs in Czech…?), several rain showers, one BIG downpour, lots of dirt roads, highways, forest roads, single track and city streets, dozens of ... Read More »
Cycling the Jura Trail from Czestachowa to Krakow
A 3 day tour of the Zamki w Małopolska ( Castles of Lesser Poland). There are 25 castles, castle ruins, knights castles and Guard houses built in the 14th/15th century by King Kazimierz to protect his Kingdom from the Bohemian Kingdom to the south. We hit 5 of the more well known castles/ruins. We started on Friday ... Read More »