Monthly Archives: August 2012

Day 27 – Budapest!

Around 4 years ago from today the idea of cycling from London to Budapest began to take shape.  What started as a drunken idea between some friends, has since developed into a possibility, a plan and then reality.  It was … Continue reading

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Day 26 – Sunrise

Day 25 happened, but is far from deserving of a blog post. Technically, it was our bonus day from the beginning. Reserved for if something went very wrong. As we managed to avoid any serious trouble, we treated ourselves with … Continue reading

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Day 24: Heat, Headwinds and Hungary

Before the start of the trip, way back when we were collaborating and ordering kit, we found that we were trying to pack for every eventuality. It was almost as though we had forgotten Europe was part of the developed … Continue reading

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Day 23: The river “Danude”

We set off from Vienna for Bratislava, from the capital of Austria to the capital of Slovakia. We were on our bikes and ready to leave at 9:30 and already the sun was beating down mercilessly. With no clouds spotted … Continue reading

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Day 22: Zooquarium

Our rest day in Vienna was well earned. The journey to Vienna was beautiful and flat, however, the final road up to the hostel was a hill that nightmares have nightmares about. It was the Delta Spike hill that Martin … Continue reading

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Day 21: Approach to Vienna

Apparently the brief shower storm we mentioned in our last post was not enough to dispel the intense humidity we experienced the day before. We woke at our campsite just within the Austrian border to bright sunshine and ever rising … Continue reading

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Day 20: It’s all down hill from here.

For the first time in a while we braved sleeping in the great outdoors. Our last night in the Czech republic was spent at a small family run campsite where the receptionist spoke very fluent English, this was a surprise … Continue reading

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