Archive for Juli 13th, 2010

day 104 – rest day

Dienstag, Juli 13th, 2010

cracow – rest day

time for a blog update, bike maintenance and some backups…. and some sightseeing of course! (but only if the temperatures drop in the late afternoon!?) andrzej gave us a interesting walking tour in the old town and jewish quarter of krakow.

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day 103 – km 33310

Dienstag, Juli 13th, 2010

ogrodzieniec – cracow

69km 417 alti meter

the rolling hills are getting steeper and longer. it is obvious that we are getting closer to the mountains. we tried to escape the brutal midday heat with a nap in the park of olkusz. after some more hot hills we roll downsteams the pradnik river through the ojcow national park. after checking in at the hostel a nice walk around old district of cracow.


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day 102 – km 33241

Dienstag, Juli 13th, 2010

piasek – ogrodzieniec

61km 694 alti meter

we pass some nice leaf tree forests and pine woods. the trails are sometimes just some sandy tracks which are not really bikeable (especially with a loaded bike), although they are signed out as the cycling route!?


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day 101 – km 33180

Dienstag, Juli 13th, 2010

kamiensk – piasek

96km 465 alti meter

we started early and got to czestochowa for lunch break and some sightseeing before getting on the “trail of the eagles nests” (the runins of medieval castles lay like bird nests on small hills in the jurassic upland).

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day 100 – km 33083

Dienstag, Juli 13th, 2010

domaniewice – kamiensk

100km 392 alti meter

the bottom bracket suffered again in this sandy rolling hills / detours, so i exchanged the chinese 8mm bolt that kept the bottom bracket together for more then 5500km!?

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to hot to put on the rain cover of the tent, but some shelter from the mosquitos and the morning dew version a


to hot to put on the rain cover of the tent, but some shelter from the mosquitos and the morning dew version b

day 099 – km 32983

Dienstag, Juli 13th, 2010

gora kalwaria – domaniewice

93km 387 alti meter

we left the vestula river and followed the pilica river valley. the cornfields changed to fruit & vegetables fields (strawberry, cherry,….)

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a fair price for cyclists!

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finaly some sport after a day on the bike!?

day 098 – km 32888

Dienstag, Juli 13th, 2010

warsaw – gora kalwaria

40km 104 alti meter

magda & maciek from krakow gave us some great tipps about the route and whats to see along it! we left late and it´s alex´s b-day, so we checked in at the only motel in the village and watched the soccer game on tv.

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