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Final day of riding; today we rode to Arbon for the conclusion of the trip. Today was hot and sunny; the ride was level and beautiful, following the Rhine for part of the way, then along the Lake. The bike path went through horse country, forested areas with plenty of shade, and through small towns. Lunch was in a church yard near Widn; there were …
This was a day for catching up on relaxation (still raining anyway), but jet lag was still affecting the long distance travelers, especially Aidan. We did however venture forth for dinner to Restaurant Zihlmann in Biel-Benken, which turned out to be Schweizer-Kost für alle, Chäschnitte, Rösti, Wurst-Käse- Salt garniert, all excellent, yum yum (see photo)
… and then we found out what that game had in store for us … tedium. ...
... its main religion is Roman Catholic
-Originally produced in France
-Sold more than 7 million units before actually being produced in France, 1988
-An electric folding bike
-Can reach up to 25 ...
141 miles in two days - awesome cycling in glorious weather. From Oberppass to Lake Constance - long sweeping downhills, an unexpected six mile climb, stunning mountain backdrop, through a huge gorge, meadows, farmland, pretty villages. And all the while the Rhine grows from a small stream to a fast flowing, wide river. We burn the calories, so much so Jim has two pizzas for dinner! Me, the ...
... along quite fast. We followed the track for the next 40km until we hit Lichtenstein. It did turn to slow sticky gravel for a time but did turn back. We were supposed to deviate from this path on a sight seeing route, but due to the rain and the time we chose to go on the direct route, along the river. The views as we progressed up the river were usually cloud obstructed, but the further we got, the more it opened out. We were surrounded by ...
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Comfy beds and fantastic view of the Badensee
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