Wheeling in Wonderful Wachau – Austria

The weather above was preparing to cry down on us as we disembarked from our boat to enter the UNESCO landscape of the Wachau valley.  It lay before us with its rows of spindly vineyards, historic villages and crumbling castles.  This was to be our last day of cycling along the Danube in Austria.  LikeContinue reading “Wheeling in Wonderful Wachau – Austria”

Vienna from my Bike Seat

Our boat slept this morning, in fact it didn’t move all day.  It bobbed about in the water like a log.  It was not the same for us – the city of Vienna was waiting and we ventured onshore to explore its beauty with our bicycles. Waiting for us was a very informative tour guide onContinue reading “Vienna from my Bike Seat”

Onwards to Vienna – A Danube Cycle

Another day brings more adventures on the bike seat as we continue to follow the flow of the Danube river.  The morning rewards us with more sunshine and endless blue skies!  This section will take us from the flowers of Tulln to the musical sound of Vienna. Our boat leaves us on shore with ourContinue reading “Onwards to Vienna – A Danube Cycle”

The Magic of Melk – Cycling the Danube

The cycle ride along the Danube was delighting us all and we still had a few days left to go… With a hearty breakfast eaten and our bicycles waiting for us on shore we waved good-bye to the beautiful town of Grein.  We pedalled over an enormous bridge to the other side of the DanubeContinue reading “The Magic of Melk – Cycling the Danube”

A Sunny Cycle – Linz to Grein

We wheeled over kerbs, across tram lines and down skinny alleys exploring the crisp clean city of Linz.  It gleamed like shiny white teeth in the early morning heat.  Our boat had already departed for the town of Grein, 40 miles down river.   It felt good to be back on the bicycles following theContinue reading “A Sunny Cycle – Linz to Grein”

The delightful Danube by bike

We trundled along bumpy cobble stones pulling our heavy suitcases behind us.  We were looking for our boat that was supposed to be in dock.  The impressive town of Passau watched our every move from above. We had travelled to Germany to spend a week cycling the river flow of the Danube to the cityContinue reading “The delightful Danube by bike”