From empire to empire

It is only when I left Vienna on 5 September that I realised what historic ground I am cycling on. By following the Danube to Budapest I was travelling the old Austro-Hungarian Empire from West to East and by doing so, I visited both the Austrian and the Hungarian capitals plus the Slovak capital Bratislava in only a few days time. Continue reading From empire to empire

Vienna 1998-2017

On Wednesday, 30 August 2017, I arrived in Vienna. So far, I have cycled 1,449 kilometres since Jonathon’s and my departure in Brussels and that is about half way to Istanbul. I have spent 13 nights in my tent and five with family or on invitation by strangers. And I’ve been almost two days faster than in 1998. Continue reading Vienna 1998-2017