About Time

As you will/should know, my favorite cycling activity is destroying myself on as many cols/passes I can find.

While my heart lies in the Dolomites, I never object to any other area with mountains to do that.

The Orange Cheeto has beaten me to it, but I, too, have an announcement to make that actually has any value.

And no, unlike that moron’s, mine – obviously – is not one that will make any MAGAt happy, but I’m sure that none of those is reading my blog.

After all, it’s not about child-trafficking – and worse – reptiles ruling the world or any other conspiracy theory.

Which they love so much they’d kill or die for it, in order to rule the world NAZI-style instead.

Sorry, I got carried a way a bit there and that distracts from the actual announcement.

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Hochsauerland 2022 – Best Of Gallery

Okay, I didn’t make a “Best Of” gallery for our Hochsauerland trip and that’s a lot easier than for Tenerife, so here you are 😎

As always: if you’re interested in the HiRes originals, drop me a line…

Tour de France 2022 – Best Of Gallery

As it did last year, it took me a while, but I once again found the time to stitch together a gallery with the highlights of our Tour de France 2022.

They are displayed randomly (fun game: guess the stage!) and if you want any of the larger original(s), drop me a line.

Next gallery: Tenerife (did I make one for our Hochsauerland trip already? If not, that’s coming up too 😎)

Tenerife 2022

We just got back from Tenerife where we enjoyed a sunny beach holiday.

As it turned out, we had the only recently renovated apartment in Parque Santiago iV with airco and the weather forecast was looking great.

So, with nothing left to wish for, we arrived in Los Cristianos on Friday evening and went out to lay in the sun the next morning.

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Hochsauerland 2022 – Recap

With the Epilogue ending in a complete cluster fuck, our first (short) trip of this year came to an end last Saturday.

But that stage is not representative of the whole week we spent there.

As before (in 2014 and 2016) I mostly enjoyed cycling the area.

And I say “mostly” because the roads and climbs are always there – and I’m getting familiar with the area by now – but the weather is unpredictable and had a somewhat negative effect on the overall experience.

On the other hand, the apartment was even better than we hoped for and definitely the place we’ll book again the next time.

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