Wrapping it all up – Part 2 – Great Welcome

Wrapping it all up – Part 2 – Great Welcome

Wrapping it all up – Part 2 – Great Welcome What a welcome  in Düsseldorf on Thursday! A long journey has come full circle after landing in Munich and the short hop to Düsseldorf. And nobody had given me a warning on the reception I was about to receive from my family! My parents, my […]

Wrapping it all up – Part 1 – „Post-Tour Blues“

Wrapping it all up – Part 1 Oct 13, 2015 – tomorrow I’ll be flying home! While still enjoying the wonderful hospitality of the Saab family in the DC area, I have started to deal with what many experienced long-distance cyclists have predicted: A slight feeling of depression, homelessness, of not really belonging to where […]

Day  79 - Richmond, VA to Jamestown, VA, LAST OFFICIAL DAY :(

Day 79 – Richmond, VA to Jamestown, VA, LAST OFFICIAL DAY :(

Day  79 – Richmond, VA to Williamsburg / Jamestown, VA, 92 km, 292 alt.; Oct 7th, 2015 This is to be my last official day on the tour. Tonight I will be in Williamsburg, VA, staying with my last warmshowers hosts on my tour, Debra and Camilla. But first I’ll have to get out of […]

Day 78 - Fredericksburg, VA to Richmond, VA

Day 78 – Fredericksburg, VA to Richmond, VA

Day 78 – Fredericksburg, VA to Richmond, VA, 05.10.2015 These 108 km to Richmond today were much quieter than leaving DC / Fairfax yesterday. Backroads and quiet rural areas dominated until the highway into the city threatened but then I found (that is „komoot“, my favourite German cycle navigation website, did 🙂 a trail going […]