Monthly Archives: May 2017

Italy, Venice, 28 – 30 May 2017

Milan to Venice by the non-toll road, easy ride through through towns and villages mainly flat farmland. It took 40 min of slow traffic to put the city behind me with the odd accident here and there not helping matters, … Continue reading

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Italy, Milan, 26 – 27 May 2017

Milan – greater metropolitan area population 5.2 million and the second richest city in the EU after Paris. The tourist areas were quite crowded even in the off-season and prices quite high. Public transport consists of Trains, Trams and the Subway, … Continue reading

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Italy, Milan, 24 – 25 May 2017

My next destination from Lecco was Milan and again a very short distance so I made a detour to Bellagio and Como. Beautiful drive along the peninsula to the top where Bellagio is located and back down the other side … Continue reading

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Italy, Lecco, 22 – 23 May 2017

Tirano to Lecco was too short a ride and I would have arrived at the Moto Guzzi Museum much too early, they only open at 3 pm, so I decided to make a detour through the mountains to St.Moritz and … Continue reading

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Italy, Tirano, 20 – 21 May 2017

From Munich I rode to Tirano which is in Italy, on the border with Switzerland in the Alps and planned my route to go over the Stelvio pass but when I got there there the pass was closed. Anyway I … Continue reading

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Germany, Munich, 19 May 2017

First stop today was the Residenz Musuem, this place is actually a palace and it is filled with the most amazing stuff. Art of every description that the kings collected. It is worth visiting just to see the huge intricate … Continue reading

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Germany, Munich, 17 – 18 May 2017

The ride from Stuttgart was uneventful on the autobahn, fine weather if a bit windy and cold, Munich is at an altitude of 540m. Marienplatz – the heart of Munich where all the tourists hang out. Public transport in Munich … Continue reading

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Germany, Stuttgart, 14 – 16 May 2017

I rode from Veghel in the Netherlands to Stuttgart in Germany, the day started off fine but then it rained for an hour and poured down for about 30 min hahaha, not too bad for a 5.5 hour ride.   … Continue reading

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Netherlands, Veghel, 7 – 13 May 2017

From Hastings I rode to Veghel in the Netherlands to spend some time with friends. Under the English channel in the train and through France and Belgium, easy ride cold but fine weather.

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UK, Hastings, 02 – 06 May 2017

Hastings – I left Perth on 1 May 2017 and flew to the UK where my bike is in storage in a friends garage in Hastings. Charged the battery, oil and filter change and then had to take it to … Continue reading

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