Cycling Trip: Croatia

The Island of Orac Croatia

  Travelogue August 31st:  We are sitting in an apartment with our friends, Susan and James, in Split, Croatia.  The air conditioner is turned on high and none of us care to move  (except maybe for a trip to the kitchen).  Our legs are exhausted.  We are sleep deprived.  And, after a week on a

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Croatia Phase I

Sunset Trogir Croatia

It is August 23rd and I am sitting in our little apartment in Trogir, Croatia (not far from Split) looking out onto the harbor. Today we will board a boat that will take us round to about half a dozen of the Dalmatian Islands (Hvar, Korcula, etc.).  At each island, we will disembark with our

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Great Ocean Road: Cycling

Small cycling shoulder Great Ocean Road Australia

The Great Ocean Road provides the most spectacular cycling in all of Australia.  Since this was at the top of my 2014 Must-Cycle list, it was one of our first destinations when we arrived in Oz in January of 2014.  I’ve created a Google Map showing route and distances, and where to stay/eat for cyclists

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My Must-Do List of Places to Cycle in 2014

Cycling in Western Sicily, 2007

As an endorphin junkie, I love to sweat and nothing makes me sweat like cycling.  In fact, cycling can hurt me like no other sport.  There is nothing quite like cresting a long uphill, the legs and the lungs screaming for relief, and then catching your breathe on clean, fresh air on a long, fast

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