From Krems to Tulln (Stage 8)
and from Tulln to Vienna (Stage 9)
The heatwave continues as we push off towards Tulln passing the large Hofer (Aldi) sign, marinas, through wild native flowers and ancient roman buildings. We down cold refreshments at the Big Bear cafe in front of the non-functioning Nuclear Power Plant, built in 1979 – but never used.
Continue reading The tour continues to HEAT UP !!
Stage 7 ventures along the lush, picturesque Wachau Valley with its orchards and vineyards producing some of Austria’s finest wines.
Continue reading Wunderbar Wachau Valley
Leaving early (well — 8am — early when you are on holidays!!) with a mist hovering and the Donau sparkling in the early sunshine.
We are in the breakaway!!!! ….. No cyclists ahead of us!!
Continue reading Marvellous, Must See, Melk
Day Wednesday 25 July 2018 – Stage 5
Thanks for all your well wishes for Bev, she is feeling rested and is armed with cold and flu tablets and two inhalers as we confidently depart Enns!
Continue reading Stage 5
Guten Morgen friends! We’re back again! After a smooth sailing (cycling) stage 3 even including a motorbike escort to our wonderful guest house, Stage 4 was a disaster and we recorded a DNF (did not finish) due to a DOCTOR DETOUR!?!?
Continue reading Latest Update – Tour de Donau
Day: Sunday 22 July 2018
Start: Engelhartszell, Austria
Destination: Aschach an der Donau, Austria
Distance Travelled: 45km
Accommodation: La Mamma Pension
Weather: Scattered showers, overcast & low cloud, 20 deg
- the Three Billy Goats Gruff
- Interesting Barrels in the campground
Stage 2 begins!
Continue reading Stage 2 and Bev’s in YELLOW JERSEY !
Welcome to our 2018 European BLOG adventure!
Aussie Bruce, our motorhome, gave Mark a fright in Dover waiting to board the ferry to France. It seems he had developed Cold Feet and decided not to budge – or drive onto the ferry!!
After a visit from the AA, he was begrudgingly towed away at midnight to nearby Canterbury.
Continue reading Aussie Bruce is BACK!!!