Category: Cycling and Travel

Posted in Cycling and Travel Germany 2018

Our first day cycling

Our first day on our bikes has gone pretty well although there may have been one or two too many uphill stretches. But we are cycling down the Danube so…

Posted in Cycling and Travel Germany 2018

By train to Donauschingen

Today, Friday, started with an excellent fruhstuck (breakfast) in our Munich hotel, overlooking the busy road from the railway station. Blue articulated trams cruised past in one direction while we…

Posted in Cycling and Travel Germany 2018

Catch up on Hong Kong and Munich

Catch up on Hong Kong and Munich. My brother and I have had a couple of really epic days. We left Auckland on Tuesday night just on midnight, and managed…

Posted in Cycling and Travel Painting

April update

  The biggest news for this month is that I shall be away in late May on another cycle trip. This time I will be travelling with my brother and…

Posted in Cycling and Travel Hanoi 2016

Farewell to Hanoi

Following our, late start, theory Mark and I headed out for our (Pho picture above) breakfast at approaching 10am and by the time we’d eaten and caught a taxi to…

Posted in Cycling and Travel Hanoi 2016

Two more bustling days

In our apartment on the 18th floor of a massive tower block in a busy part of Hanoi it is quite peaceful except for the constant blaring of horns far…

Posted in Cycling and Travel Hanoi 2016

A Long Walk

We had decided on a quieter day yesterday, and did not get away until around 11am, taking a taxi to the southern shore of Ho Tay lake in the north…

Posted in Cycling and Travel Hanoi 2016

The Imperial Citadel and the Fine Arts Museum

I headed out on my own today, I think cultural tourism appeals less to Mark than it does to me, so I got a taxi to the Imperial Citadel, a…

Posted in Cycling and Travel Hanoi 2016

Moving house in Hanoi

Yesterday started with another noodle soup. Pho is pretty much the national dish here in Vietnam and is a thin soup with flat rice noodles and fine sliced raw beef…