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Living in GK? Buy a bike.

Regardless of the gloomy weather, the GK area is the bicycle-friendliest places I’ve ever lived.  So, if you’re thinking of coming over here, bring your bicycle, and if you are here and don’t have one, start looking through the Sunday paper for some good deals (Real is a decent place to start looking).  Biking here […]

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Happy Mosel: Bicycling the Mosel River

This year the festival will be held on 30 May. For details and maps see the website below. It’s in German, but with a bit of hit and miss, you can find everything you need. Courtesy of the American Spouses of Brunssum Travel Information Guide Courtesy of “Each year, the enjoys a late spring festival […]

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Kinderdijk, NL – 19 windmills

One must see location in Holland. There is no reason to miss this.  If your winter is cold enough to freeze this ice, it is a once in a lifetime opportunity to skate this and many other canals in Holland.  This is the silver lining in overly cold winter.Kinderdijk is a small town south of […]

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Bike Tours: Salzburg

Reader Recommendation… “We did the Fraulein Maria Sound of Music bike tour in Salzburg this weekend and really enjoyed it, (Even my husband had a good time). http://www.mariasbicycletours.com/welcome.htm It really is movie-centered, so if you want historical Salzburg it’s not for you, but the tour covers about 9 miles over 3 hours, with lots of […]

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Bike Tours

Reader Recommendation… One reader enjoyed her bike tour of Versaille so much that she was kind enough to pass along her recommendation for Fat Tire Bike Tours! An American owned and run company with tours in English, these bike tours are available in Paris, London, Berlin, and Barcelona! What a great way to see a […]

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