Switzerland – Lake Tour

Today we skirted five lakes in this area of Switzerland – the Thunersee, Brienzersee, Lungerersee, Samersee, and Lucerne Nidwalden) – and included a number of mountain passes. All up we traveled a bit over 250km for the day. The second graph is the altitude changes over our day to show a couple of the bigger…

Switzerland – Let’s Ride

Today we picked up the bike and started exploring Switzerland by bike. We have hired a BMW K1600GT from Thun Moto-Center. The GT because I rathered the slightly more sporty position than the GTL which I found a bit cramped. Today’s plan is a 240km loop out of Thun heading south/west and then back to…

Venice – the last day

In Rome and Venice we have stayed for three nights in each, that’s in contrast to the two nights for our Spain trip in 2016. For a limited stay three nights is a good compromise as you have the opportunity to learn the lay of the land, how to get around, do a few touristy…