Maurik to Rotterdam

On leaving the campsite outside Maurik I was soon back up on the dikes, following the river towards Rotterdam. The riverbanks are quite pretty along this stretch, although it is very, very flat. Having cycled along the dikes for a…

Strasbourg to Karlsruhe

Another pretty uneventful day’s riding. The ground was pretty flat, chugging along by the river for the most part.  The scenery again was pretty, without being remarkable; I have felt a distinct shift though in the river. Apart from being…

Basel to Strasbourg

Awaking on the campsite to sunshine was quite a novelty after three days of dour weather. I had a good chat with another English cyclist who was heading in the opposite direction to me, swapping advice about what was ahead.…

Schaffhausen to Basel

Having fled from the worlds weirdest hostel quite early I hit the road. My plan for the day was to visit the Rheinfall (The largest waterfall in Europe) and then head directly for Basel. The weather was grey and overcast,…