Road to Baja

Leaving Budapest was harder than I perhaps made it sound. I have memories of that city which I'll never forget, and I felt rather sad looking back upstream at the hazy city in the distance. Spending so much time in one place reminded me almost of what it is to be grounded- to know ...

Breaktime in Budapest

And so tomorrow, we get back onto the road. A week off in the city feels now like a hazy memory. The chance to rest and work on the bike has of course been much needed. But part of me cannot wait to get back on- staying in one place for so long makes me ...

Budapest and/or Bust

With the length of time we're staying in Budapest, we never expected to stay there that long. But the smooth, asphalt roads of Hungary have made a pleasant change from the hit and miss bike paths we've been following for so long now. Before long, we found ourselves on the outskirts of Budapest, suburban ...

Minden kis segít

Like a beacon of light on a continent void of supermarket variety, today we stumbled across nothing other than a Tescos. I never thought I'd have missed one, but what can I say- there's something nice about variety of cheap food. Oh, and actually having an aisle with fresh vegetables. ------------------

How not to spend the day around the Slovak/Hungarian border

An interesting day. What started out as an early rise on the banks of a dam just South of Bratislava, with a nice (or rather simply plentiful) cooked breakfast turned out to be a very, long, day. When we finally left, the headwind had not abated at all. In fact, it had grown stronger, and ...