The Rhine Gorge

The Rhine Gorge and “Castles on the Rhine” are practically synonymous. You can’t travel through the Rhine Gorge and not see the many castles and fortresses perched high up on steep cliffs. This area is immersed in history and legends. Since my ABC (“Another Bloody Church”) posting a while ago …

The Black Forest

The Black Forest is known for its natural beauty with its dense forests, rolling hills, and scenic valleys. I remember as a child learning about some of the folklore and legends with the fairies, witches, and other mythical creatures that inhabited these deep forests. Mike and I spent quite a …

“A B C”

“Another Bloody Church” or “Another Bloody Cathedral”: I laughed when my sister, on a cruise ship, told me this acronym that she …

Leaving Lake Constance

Mike and I recently completed our cycling ride around Lake Constance, spending a delightful two weeks at a campground on the Rhine …

Lake Constance Part 2

Mike and I are continuing on our ride along the Rhine river from its source to the North Sea. We have completed …

Lake Constance Part 1

Mike and I have started our main e-bike ride for 2024. We hope to cycle from the start of the Rhine to …

Lake Garda

Mike and I were heading towards Milan when we decided to stop at Lake Garda for a few weeks. Lake Garda is …

Shakespeare’s Italy

Mike and I have spent the last week in Shakespeare country and no we weren’t in Britain. We camped between the Italian …

Trieste Area

The last 4 ½ months since we left Italy have been a really bad time in our lives with multiple family members …