Midweek In Hochsauerland

Medebach Hochsauerland After our previous trip to the Hochsauerland area, I promised to come back one day for more cycling and last week we made good on that promise. Like last time, we rented a cottage in Medebach, which is in ‘High Sauerland District’, the area where the highest ‘mountains’ are located. And while these, or …

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A week in Hochsauerland

Late last year, we booked a ‘mid week’ in a Center Parcs bungalow in Medebach, a town in the Hochsauerland district (or Kreis in German). Thanks to grocery store Albert Heijn, we had a nice discount on the (usually steep) price, but with a catch: we had to book for a week no later than …

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Cycling the Alps

Coming from a basically pancake-flat country – he actually lives below sea level – it’s amazing how much Cyclopaat likes cycling the Alps. Even on a good day, he’s an average climber at best, but he claims it’s all about the views. More often than not he barely makes it up a (famous) mountain pass, returning afterwards to …

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