Neidlingen – Plochingen, 32 km (2.8.22)

After a nice breakfast with interesting background information on all kinds of local politics by the landlady of the Alte Kass, I set off leisurely to explore Landkreis Esslingen, one of the twinned Landkreise of Munich. I followed the ‚Streuobstroute‚ (Streuobstwiesen are a kind of organic, wild orchard, I could not find an English translation … Read more

Augsburg – Günzburg, 65 km (31.7.22)

Spent the last morning with Phil wandering around Augsburg and going to quite an interesting exhibition I had read about: The women of the Elvira photo-studio in Augsburg and Munich ( ). We finally parted company at the station, Phil taking the train back to Munich. I went on, leaving Augsburg to the West, along … Read more


The last time I went on a bike ride (mainly) on my own that was more than a week long was probably around the North Sea in the early 1990s, so I suppose almost 30 years ago. In the meantime some of my equipment has been given away (cooker), is not functional anymore (tent) or … Read more