Posts Tagged ‘Fahrrad’


This morning I got up, clicked together my Teva sandals, and said to my bike Lambchop: ‘today we are leaving home’ (Germany – one of my homes).

Day 7. 118km. Stralsund – Swinoujscie. Map and gpx.

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A race against the clouds to Stralsund. Wind and dark grey clouds behind me, I hurtled through the Mecklenburg Vorpommern fields.

Day 6. 157km. Flessenow – Stralsund. Map and gpx.

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One could almost call today hot – if I forget what hot means in Australia. And sunny. From main roads to little side roads, to soft sand challenges. From fields to forests, from rather flat to quite hilly. From cycling in a group of 3, back to alone. A nice day.

Day 5. 126km. Hamburg – Flessenow. Map and gpx.

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Straight road, slight bend, straight road. Bush bash, soft sand and big rocks. Lovely afternoon and evening with Kai and Kersten from the cycling forum.

Day 4. 136km. Bremen – Hamburg. Map and gpx.

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Sun, lakes, swarms of bugs, cycling accompaniment, the Bremen town musicians and fresh asparagus looking out over a lake at sunset.

Day 3. 147km. Bad Essen – Bremen. Map and gpx file.

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I didn’t sleep too well, was up in the middle of the night, and got up before 5 to leave by 6. The excitement was getting to me, and now also the lack of sleep. Today was a cycle through the haze in my mind and the grey skies in the heavens.

Day 2. 128km. Sythen – Bad Essen. Map and gpx file.

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