Category Archives: Italy

Italy, Arta Terme, 09 – 10 September 2019

Trieste to Arta Terme – a short ride to the foothills of the Alps as I only slept an hour on the flights back from Iceland. Butterfly House of Bordano – not far from Arta Terme is a town called … Continue reading

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Iceland, Reykjavik, 02 – 09 September 2019

Trieste to Reykjavik – Well I got tired of the heat and humidity of the southern latitudes and decided to go somewhere to cool off, like Iceland hahaha. Good connecting flights from Trieste to Reykjavik via Frankfurt and September is … Continue reading

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Italy, Trieste, 17 August – 01 September 2019

Rijeka to Trieste a short ride that passes through Slovenia. When I was a few kilometres from the Slovenian border traffic was at a standstill, I thought it was either roadworks or an accident, wrong. After a few minutes 4 … Continue reading

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Croatia – Zagreb and Njivice, 21 – 27 May 2018

Trieste, Italy to Zagreb, Croatia through Slovenia via Rijeka. It is important to remember that Slovenia is part of the EU and the Schengen area but while Croatia is part of the EU it is not part of the Schengen … Continue reading

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Italy – Trieste, 18 – 20 May 2018

Ingolstadt to Trieste, great ride over the alps with only a few patches of drizzle, hundreds of bikes on the road. I first had to stop in Rosenheim at the Louis Bike shop to buy a new Bike alarm, the … Continue reading

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Italy, Turin, 28 – 30 July 2017

Genoa to Turin, I planned a scenic route through the mountains, 200 km in 5 hours, great ride going up to 1000 m. I took the freeway just to get out of the built up area and then turned off … Continue reading

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Italy, Genoa, 25 – 27 July 2017

Another ferry trip to get from Bastia, Corsica to Genoa, Italy, a 10 hour journey, departed at 2145 (45 min late) and arrived at 0715 (15 min late) the next day. Cost 34.63 euro that includes a discount of 7.50 … Continue reading

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France, Corsica, Corte, 20 – 21 July 2017

Sassari, Sardinia to Corte in Corsica. First stop out of Sassari was Castelsardo, a seaside town full of tourists for some pictures and then on to Santa Teresa Gallura which is where the ferry leaves for Bonifacio, Corsica. Good ride … Continue reading

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Italy, Sardinia, Sassari, 18 – 19 July 2017

Cagliari to Sassari isn’t very far so I stopped at a few places along the way to take pictures. First the¬†Nuraghe di Barumini, next Arutas Beach, white sand, small and crowded, next¬†Santa Caterina di Pittinuri a small seaside town with … Continue reading

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Italy, Sardinia, Cagliari, 16 – 17 July 2017

I took the ferry from Palermo to Cagliari, booked on Tirrenia, cost 132.47 Euro, expensive for a 12 hour journey. I actually paid an extra 20 euro for a seat without thinking, there was no need because you can sit … Continue reading

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