Recent Posts - page 2

  • Destination: Cochem

    Distance:  24 Miles I was happy that this day was going to be a bit shorter mileage than the last couple of days. I was moving slow that morning.  My cold was taking over.  After breakfast, we usually had about… Read More ›

  • Destination: Zell

    Distance:  26 Miles Today was supposed to be 26 miles.  Being the over-achievers we are, the GPS says we went 27. I woke up in the morning with a very scratchy throat.  Fortunately, Mike had some cold medicine he could… Read More ›

  • Destination:  Bernkastel-Kues, Germany

    Distance: 29 Miles Today was the longest mileage day of the week. We had a couple of …um… detours today and we still ended up riding 29-ish. In the reception area of the barge, there’s a bulletin board with helpful… Read More ›

  • Destination: Mehring, Germany

    Distance:  18 Miles The notes I made after today’s ride said:  Rinse and Repeat.   It is only the second day of riding, but a routine is getting established.  We get up and decide what to wear, checking to see if… Read More ›

  • Destination: Trier, Germany

    Distance:  24 Miles This morning when we arrived in the dining room for breakfast, the crew had placed a sandwich baggie, ONE bite-sized candy bar and a bottle of water next to each place setting.  The breakfast choices seemed a… Read More ›

  • Germany – Biking & Barging Along The Mosel River

    – or- Where we went next after Ireland. The day we left Ireland, we parted ways with Laura and Gail and continued on to Frankfurt, Germany where our next “da-venture” –a bike & barge trip- was scheduled to begin. After… Read More ›

  • Blarney Castle

    We made Blarney Castle our final destination of the trip because it is only about 30 minutes from our hotel at the airport.  We got an early start because the rental car was due back that afternoon. I was extra… Read More ›

  • Waterford and Youghal

    After checking out of our hotel in Kilkenny, our next destination was Cork –the airport hotel specifically.  When I researched the drive between Kilkenny and Cork, I made notes of several possible stops we could make along the way, depending… Read More ›

  • Kilkenny

    After we left the Rock of Cashel, we had about an hour yet until we reached Kilkenny.   One of the reasons we chose Kilkenny was to see the castle there and I was pleased to find a hotel across the… Read More ›

  • Rock of Cashel

    We got up before Yvonne left for work to say “Thank you!” and “Goodbye.”  She probably wouldn’t want me to go on and on about it, but we very much appreciated her hospitality, her generosity, her chauffeuring skills, her cooking… Read More ›