Monthly Archives: August 2013

Saying goodbye to Gower and bad Gumtree experience

We have just exchanged contracts to sell our house on Gower. We have been living here full time for about 12 years but have been spending time here for much longer. So we know it pretty well. There are many … Continue reading

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The Danube by boat and bike – Final part Wachau and Passau

Last cycling day, and rather more cloud than previously, but still warm. We took our usual early breakfast, made our last packed lunch of the trip and went to our last briefing ready to leap on our bikes for the … Continue reading

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The Danube by boat and bike – Part 4 Tulln to Vienna

The cycle ride, from Tulln to our ship’s mooring that afternoon at Nussdorf, near Vienna, was only about 32km and we decided to ride on into Vienna to make best use of the day. I had discovered that bike trip … Continue reading

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The Danube by boat and bike – Part 3 Grein to Tulln

We had two options to start our bike ride at Grein. One was to retrace our path and cross the river on a bridge about 1km back. The other was to take the ferry from Grein. We opted for the … Continue reading

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The Danube by bike and boat – Part 2 Obermuhl to Grein

Our ship left Obermuhl as soon as all the cyclists were back on board, around 3.30pm. After our coffee and cake, it was very pleasant sitting on the open sundeck while the ship cruised down the Danube towards Linz. We … Continue reading

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The Danube by bike and boat – Part 1 Passau to Obermuhl

Last month we joined a Rad & Reisen week-long holiday travelling from Passau, in Germany, to Vienna and back. The ship (the MS Theodor Korner in the featured photo) was our floating hotel and bikeshed and this, and following blogs, … Continue reading

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