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 […]

Day 14 – Tour de Laponie 2013: Pallasjärvi – Äkäslompolo

I have to consider myself lucky: this has been the only full cloudy/rainy day of the trip (Norway doesn’t count: it rains once a day anyway). Last night (and today morning as well) has been very windy, and it left just a last hint of sun, just in time for a reindeer to say good morning just near my tent.

Day 13 – Tour de Laponie 2013: Levi – Pallasjärvi

Sleeping at over 300 hundred metres was definitely a quiet choice, but maybe not the best in terms of temperature. During the night I had to add some clothes as the temperature went pretty down. However, the morning was sunny, as the rest of the day, so there’s always a positive side.