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2010 Austria Italy

The Alps #4

In preparation for the Marmotte in the French Alps, in June 2010 I cycle over various mountain passes in Austria and Italy. The trip offers peaks (Klammljoch, views of the Dolomites, enthusiastic Italian cyclists, thirteen peaks) and lows (motorcyclists, flies). In nine days’ time, I cover 800 kilometers and climb about 16,000 meters. Day 1: […]

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2000 Austria Slovenia

Just Married

The year 2000 – “Y2K” – has something special in mind for us. Marieke and I get married on Quatorze Juillet. The day after we head south for our honeymoon trip: a hiking tour in the Austrian Stubaital. Next we go on a second honeymoon: a cycling vacation in Slovenia, with our DIOK friends Arnout […]