AUSTRALIA 2013-16

ELBE 2009

DONAU 2010

LOIRE/MOSEL 2011

BODENSEE 2012

LOIRE 2013

ROMAN STR 2014

WERRETAL/BERLIN 2016

WESER / FULDA 2017

CATALUNYA 2017

LOIRE / MOSEL 2011

 

Bicycle: Hired bicycles in Orleans and Trier

Where: From Orleans to Nevers (Loire), then from Trier to Koblenz (Mosel), and then from there to the source of the Lahm

When, how long and how far: July 2011, approx. 3 weeks and 170km, 130km and 110km (total 410km)

Comments: Cycled up the Loire river from Orleans to Nevers on cycle ways, then caught train back to Orleans to return bikes, and headed to Trier. From there cycled down the Mosel, a bit of the Rhine, and up the Lahn to itís head waters, then returned the bikes to Trier by train.

 

Route map: Orleans / Briare / Nevers

 

Route map: Trier / Koblenz / Marburg / Lahnhof

 

Bridge at Orleans at night

Loire above Orleans

Lunch stop with chateau backdrop

Bridge over Loire

Historic canal bridge over the Loire

Face at window of pension

The cycleway in forest

Night iluminations

Daytime in Briare

Traditional travelling circus

Bridge on the Loire

Triare historic building

Cycleway through Mosel vineyards

BBQ beside the Mosel

Mosel view from vineyard

Mosel from high up

Footbridge over Mosel

Bridge speed limits

More vineyards along Mosel

Mosel view from high up

Barge traffic on Rhine

The Rhine river

Lahnstein (where Lahn meets Rhine)

Cycling through fields

Historic town on the Lahn

Sign that we are on right river

Cycling through countryside

Cattle near the Lahn headwaters

The pond where the Lahn starts

On the DB heading to Remshart