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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 ...
... experience. But here in Europe, you can just walk over a bridge! Or stroll through a forest! Or take a 2 minute ferry! No one even checks your passport! Today we visited something else we missed last time around - Rheinfall! Rheinfall is a 150m wide water fall in the Rhine - our guidebook says it is the largest in Europe by volume. We missed it last time because of the access - you have to buy tickets and go down lots ...
... thunderstorm is risky? Do the rubber tyres on the bike help or are the metal clips in my shoes the worrying thing? Still it was some experience cycling the lake in torrential rain and overhead thunder. A herd of cows blocked the path the other day. Most of the route was through forest with few signs and the occasional cyclist. The cows just stood at the gate ...
I'm writing this now two weeks later, because after I finished the trek, I didn't really had the time nor the energy to write a diary-entry to my last day on the Querweg. The day started with breakfast at 8 a.m. and I tried to eat as much as possible to get the most out of my money and to get some energy back for the last stage of the Querweg.
It was still about 30 km to go and I didn't want to arrive that late. ...
... of all type and sizes, even an Asian buffalo farm. Saw a lot of grain (wheat & barley mainly) fields which had bumper crops nearly ready for harvest. Also rode through some quaint Swiss towns. One in particular Stein am Rhine is a big tourist attraction with it's very old painted buildings, cobbled streets and cafe setting. Lucky we were there early as the tourists converge on the place in droves later. We ...
Other places to stay in Wangen
Bodenseestrae 7, Wangen | Hotelfrom $148
Max-Fischer-Strasse 4 88239 , Wangen | 4 star hotelfrom $157
Bahnhofsplatz 1, Wangen | Hotelfrom $113
Hauptstrasse 30, Wangen | Hotelfrom $106
Postplatz 2, Wangen | 3 star hotelfrom $151