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”

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”

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”