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Returning through Europe: Germany (east)

By | 17th October, 2016|Categories: Germany|Tags: , , , , , |

History was on our path yet again. Immediately after crossing the border between the Czech Republic and Germany we became enlightened. Napoleon had crossed this area in 1813. It would be an interesting two days in Germany. A short visit but definitely a new area for us in Germany. All photos are here: The return: Germany. Apparently in [...]

Returning through Europe: Czech Republic

By | 6th October, 2016|Categories: Czech Republic|Tags: , , , |

After cycling through Hungary, Slovakia and Austria we crossed a tiny border crossing between Austria and Czech Republic. And at the same time we did that we felt that we were stepping back in time. It was the largest perceptible difference between two countries we had seen within Europe. To see all our photos have a look [...]

Crossing new borders from Myawaddy to Yangon

By | 31st January, 2016|Categories: Myanmar|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Crossing new borders is exactly what we did. We had rested in Mae Sot where we enjoyed social times with other cyclists and especially Mo and Marie which was really nice. Time had come and new adventures waited for us in Myanmar, a country that has been fairly closed for the last 30 years due to the [...]

Days spent in Rome

By | 27th March, 2014|Categories: History, Italy, Other travellers, People, Travel tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Rome was our first big milestone and it was a cultural highlight that we were looking forward to. Susanne had already been there for one week with school when she was 15 and was curious if she would remember the sights and the stories. Martin wanted to wander in this city with great history, learn a lot [...]