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... the Nurburgring race and the Stelvio climb!?! I made it up to the Sella pass which was a 1000 m climb, and thought I could maybe do one more climb. The next climb was to the Pordoi pass, which is where the Fastau Coppi memorial is located. The Giro actually remembers Coppi as it goes through the mountain stages. A mountain bonus, called the Cima Coppi, is awarded to the first rider who reaches the Giro's highest summit. This climb nearly broke me and ...
If someone says, Germany is a flat country, they never biked through there. I crossed the "Fichtelgebirg", the little "Erzgebirge", plus heaps of hills not specially mentioned, but with all my luggage at least challenging.
After passing the town of Hof, I then came to the boarder Bayern /Sachsen .
I did take little notice at the sign there, that until November 12th 1989, Germany and Europe were divided at that point.
To my surprise, now on former East ...
I am in Zwickau, 40 km west of Chemnitz.
Will leave veery soon towards Dresden, a good 100 km distance.
Plan to have a day rest in Dresden, if everything works out.
Talk about yesterday and what will happen today from Dresden.
(Isaac and Sebastian,your cards will be coming!
... town and lots of restaurant line the bank .
The weather was bitter and David and I bought jackets , instead of wearing our jacket liners . We looked so bad in them , but look more respectable now . The weather has been cold and most days have ridden with out liners in
Back to the restaurants , they look after you , energy chair had a blanket for your knees , if you still look cold the staff will bring another for your shoulders .
We have every ...
... comfy chairs and socialized with some of the other passengers. We met several really nice people from all over. We have people from the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the U.K., Latvia, Ireland, and Mexico. Hors D'oeuvres were served while we waited for dinner.
Dinner began at 7:30 and every single passenger on the boat went to the dining room and ate all at the same time. We had a delicious 4 course meal. All four of us agreed the ...