A ride on the north island of New Zealand

We’ve resolved to do four tours in New Zealand over four January’s. This is the first. From Auckland, heading generally down the east coast of the North Island. Through the Hawkes Bay region, discovering a number of bike trails and eventually arriving in Wellington. It’s summer and fresh fruit is plentiful. Kiwi fruit here. But…

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A ride through central Europe

A ride from Zurich, through Lichtenstein, across southern Bavaria to Salzburg in Austria, to Linz, over the Danube into the Czech Republic, to Pilsen and then to Prague. Heading south east out of Zurich. There are two long lakes (Zurich Obersee and Walensee) with excellent paths and classic (amazing) Swiss scenery. Crossing into Lichtenstein. I’m…

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A ride southwest from Vizag, ending in Bangalore

A ride southwest from Vizag, zig-zagging to turn 970km into 1,400km. We fly out of Bangalore 19 days later. In the first week we were in the delta areas of Andhra Pradesh. We crossed the Godavari and the Krishna rivers. Moving inland, the ghats in central AP are scattered. The tribal presence seen in northern…

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