Back on the road

Summer has arrived, so time for a vacation! It was quite hard to figure out a destination, there are so many choices. But because we only have 3 weeks, we didn’t want to travel very long/far and we wanted an easy to reach destination. So we decided to go cycling in Norway if the weather would be good. If not, the plan was to take the roadbikes and go to France. Continue reading

A week Tenerife

HotelAfter having worked for many months, we just wanted a break. Because it’s winter, most people go skiing but we decided we wanted warmth and sunshine. So, we decided to go someplace warm and sunny to finally enjoy those things we miss so much. But we didn’t just want to lay by a pool or on a beach for a week. Of course we also wanted to cycle! And Tenerife (Canary Islands, belonging to Spain) is a very good place for cyling this time of year… On Tenerife, there’s the volcano Teide, the highest mountain of Spain and a real challenge to ride. So, Tenerife it was! Continue reading

Arthur’s Pass

Nieuwsgierige koe/ nosy cow

Nieuwsgierige koe/ nosy cow

We wanted to cross to the West Coast again and therefor we had to go over Arthur’s Pass, the oldest pass in the country. The Maori’s already used this pass for hunting. The plan was to follow the main road, almost back to Christchurch and then go over the pass. That meant that we also had to go over Porter’s Pass; higher and steeper than Arthur’s Pass. But then another cyclist gave us a very good tip. Continue reading