Most cycle travellers come across the question at some point: How do I cycle into and/or out of the capital city? How do I plan my route without ending up on the city highway? Where are the back roads?
Many roads lead into Lisbon, there are cycle paths and big roads and highways and back roads, and your choice will depend on where in the city you’re heading. We don’t pretend having all the answers or knowing all the options. But we cycled into Lisbon three times, and out of it twice. Here we share our routes and what it was like. Continue reading “Tips & tricks: How we got in and out of Lisbon by bicycle”
We left home cycling on the 20 june 2016 and arrived back on the 21 june 2017, that is 366 days. We counted 200 days of them as cycling days and the remaining we spent with our families (most of it), friends and resting.
Sometimes, you’re just tired of climbing yet another hill in the hot sun, and you choose a flat road that looks all right on the map… Continue reading “When you just wanted to avoid a hill…”
We are back home. We arrived to Geneva on the 21st of June, after one year and one day travelling by recumbent bicycles.
We ended our trip with a little extra tour up the Jura mountains and camping on top of a hill with a view of Geneva, the lake and the Alps. Continue reading “Back home”
One year, 13’000 km and almost home. We are just next to Annecy lake, it’s June 16th, when we pass the last milestone of our trip. But to end with a nice view we will still climb the Jura mountains. Let’s just go up to a 1’500 m high peak before arrive to Geneva. Less than 160 km to our door.