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IMG_2510 Day 05 – Tour de Danube 2016: Tulln – Vienna

Not the best morning in the medieval town of Krems. Even before waking up completely I could hear the drops of rain splashing on the windows. And there was it, when you’ve cycled long journeys you learn to watch the sky like a farmer. Those few shades of grey clouds without any huge variations and […]

A bicycle-crowded boat Day 04 – Tour de Danube 2016: Grein – Krems

This new day started immediately with a river crossing: as you can see from the picture, I wasn’t really the only cyclist leaving Grein. Once on the other side, however, the road became soon quiet: we were going at different speeds so we didn’t really turned out to be a storm cyclists. It seemed the […]

Danube's northern bank opposite Linz Day 03 – Tour de Danube 2016: Linz – Grein

At this stage things started to get serious in terms of kilometres… and elevation. Leaving Linz on the northern side of the Danube, the path follows an elevated bank surrounded by playgrounds and grass fields, which I can imagine full of people during the summer. This is a very quite area and I guess local […]

Cycling in the rain Day 02 – Tour de Danube 2016: Engelhartszell – Linz

I started cycling from Engelhartszell in the early morning and soon I had to change side of the Danube, which is no big problem if you can take a Fähre, a small wooden ferryboat that brings people from one side to the other, in case no bridge is available. In this particular case, I was […]

River cruise ship "Normandie" Day 01 – Tour de Danube 2016: Passau – Engelhartszell

Long time no see! I guess I’ve already used this sentence something like three years ago: it seems I’m updating my blog only when I do cycling tours, but well, this is also liberty of speech after all. Today I’ve started a short tour that will bring me from Passau, in Germany at the border […]

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DXing

DXing

DXing , as Wikipedia states, is the "hobby of tuning in and identifying distant radio signals, or making two way radio contact with distant stations in amateur radio or other two way radio communications hobbies". Some basic links to start: DXing...
Tour de Finlande 2010: Finland by bicycle

Tour de Finlande 2010: Finland by bicycle

The Tour de Finlande 2010 has been a cycling journey I did during the summer 2010. The basic idea was this: let's visit Finland by bicycle. As many of you might already know, Finland is not a small country : with its 337,030 km2 (130,128 sq mi) Finland...
Translations

Translations

This section contains some translations I have done and that are worth reading.
Indro Montanelli - The Journalist

Indro Montanelli - The Journalist

(Fucecchio 22.4.1909 - Milan 22.7.2001) Here follows a collection of resources related to the great Italian journalist . La Stanza di Montanelli (Montanelli's room) "La Stanza di Montanelli" was a column on the Corriere della Sera where Montanelli...
Right and Left

Right and Left

Right & Left: Conservative and Progressive This is what remains of a weblog Maurizio and I used to run between year 2004 and 2005. Since the project froze at that time and neither I nor Mau added new entries, I decided to put it here just because...
Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

A few years ago I started to collect the translations of the famous book by Richard Bach Jonathan Livingston Seagull . By now I own over ten different versions. Since I haven't found anything similar in the net, I decided to create a list of the available...