Category: Cycling and Travel

Posted in Cycling and Travel Hanoi 2016

A market and a temple

Us old fellas need to pace ourselves so it took us a fair while to struggle out onto the street this morning. For breakfast I did without the noodle soup…

Posted in Cycling and Travel Hanoi 2016

A day in Hanoi

Today my son Mark and I have spent our time around central Hanoi, a frantic cacophony of horns, motorcycles, cars and people. I’ve almost managed to accept the chaos now…

Posted in Cycling and Travel Hanoi 2016

Hanoi Trip

Over the next 10 days I’ll be holidaying in Vietnam with my son Mark. I’m hoping to spend some time sketching street life and scenes from in and around this…

Posted in Cycling and Travel Europe 2015

Meandering to Munich

Here we are sitting at Munich airport, having checked in and waiting for boarding. We’ve had another excellent day except for the last hour crossing Munich at rush hour with…

Posted in Cycling and Travel Europe 2015

To and In Innsbruck

Paulette and I have had a couple of good days since I last posted, and as we fly out of Munich tomorrow evening this may be my last post, although…

Posted in Cycling and Travel Europe 2015

Mostly Salzburg

Yesterday was, I think, the biggest drive of our whole trip. I was a bit apprehensive about driving out of Vienna, but it turned out to be pretty straight forward,…

Posted in Cycling and Travel Europe 2015

The Vienna Waltz

Well, with us, it is not so much of a waltz as a slow amble, but whatever we’ve been on our feet a lot over the last two days. However…

Posted in Cycling and Travel Europe 2015

Oh Vienna

This morning’s highlight was getting our laundry done, we’ve been getting by with washing a few items in our hotel bathroom and hoping they will dry overnight. So last night…

Posted in Cycling and Travel Europe 2015

Moravia to Bratislava

I quite like the central European feel of the title of this post. Most of these countries we are traveling in extract their motorway tolls by requiring users to purchase…