Tag Archives: bicycling

Desert Spring

– Perhaps another glimpse of impermanence –  Joshua Tree N.P.  Joshua Tree has become a secret reference point for me, an annual test: can I still climb this rock?   My old rotten knee has finally become a real problem. … Continue reading

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The Donau – part 5

-A 5-part journal of a kayak trip down the Danube in 2009- Part 5  ************  The Wachau may be the most beautiful section of the entire river.  The weather is still crazy, but we get used to it. Maria Taferl, … Continue reading

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Winter Days

– Canyon hikes and hazardous bicycling on the Baja road – Windy weather: time to go hiking. The canyons are always waiting for us. The key spot on one of our favorite canyon hikes. There is an old, flimsy rope, … Continue reading

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A bicycle tour through Germany 5

-A reportage in 5 parts about a bicycle tour through Germany – June 2007-  – 5 – Trains, snails, and power plants and Deutschland on my mind.    Vineyard snail  Lichen on a bench I once sat on a long … Continue reading

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A bicycle tour through Germany 4

-A reportage in 5 parts about a bicycle tour through Germany – June 2007-  – 4 – – A house in Germany –  1980  – Our former home – One day we reached Wetzlar our former hometown and the site … Continue reading

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A bicycle tour through Germany 3

-A reportage in 5 parts about a bicycle tour through Germany – June 2007-  – 3 –  Birdsong in the forests, quiet churches, and ancient cities. * * *    Riding along the wall of an ancient castle.   Riding along … Continue reading

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A bicycle tour through Germany 2

-A reportage in 5 parts about a bicycle tour through Germany – June 2007-   – 2 –   Pedaling along a river   The Weser near Höxter  Clouds every day, but it is great for bike riding  A typical street café in … Continue reading

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