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Reflections on our Tour de …!

Yes, you should do it. Yes, everyone who can cycle a kilometre should do at least some of Véloroute 6. Yes, the best part is probably from Regensburg to Vienna. Just go! Don’t think that you need much preparation. I … Continue reading

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Day 43 Sunday – The end of the cycle, arriving into Budapest

We left on the Cork to Roscoff ferry on 3rd June. After cycling 2,999 km in 34 days of our 43 day trip, today we arrived into Budapest. (If Dunnes Stores did cycle trips, they too would cycle that distance!) … Continue reading

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Day 42 Saturday – Esztergom to Vác

Today we cycled a short roughly 46 km from Esztergom to Vác. We had planned to stay another day in Esztergom but our hotel last night wasn’t great so we decided to cycle half way and see Vác and then continue to … Continue reading

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Day 41 Friday – Györ to Esztergom

And today we cycled 93 km from Györ to Esztergom. Today I was reminded that I do things the wrong way round in cycling, And maybe in life. On Monday I moaned about the headwind but never mentioned that we had … Continue reading

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Day 40 Thursday – Györ

We have been visiting Hungary for over twenty years, mostly to Budapest. Our connection with Budapest started when Tommy aged one and a half first went to the Peto Institute for treatment. That started our relationship with Conductive Education and later … Continue reading

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Day 39 Wednesday – Bratislava to Györ

80 km today from … A few thoughts before I finally put Bratislava to bed. The number of Japanese tourists in Bratislava was very noticeable – at our hotel and generally around the city. Yes the internet was available everywhere … Continue reading

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Day 38 Tuesday – A day in Bratislava

Today was a wonderful day in Bratislava. At the weekend I was delighted to spend time in Vienna and get to know it better but I already had a feel for that city having been there briefly a few times. Bratislava … Continue reading

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