Old one-horse-town with a thousand year old history

Almost!

Hier geht’s zum deutschsprachigen Reisebericht der Fahrradtour ➤ DAY 14 – Almost! Sure it’s still raining this morning and shivering cold. I know it is boring to tell but the birds are singing like hell again. Just think about your awakening every bloody morning with traffic sounds and the good old city smell of burnt Görman HQ diesel. What a…

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Market place fountain with Goose Lizzy, Göttingen.

Goose Lizzy

Hier geht’s zum deutschsprachigen Reisebericht der Fahrradtour ➤ Day 13 – Goose Lizzy When I wake up surrounded by bird songs I know, today ain’t my day. It is damp, hot and I feel like jelly. The heath got me at the end. I check for the next campground with a washing machine and found one some 40 clicks away.…

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Jewish Graveyard hill near Bovenden (Göttingen)

A Jewish Graveyard

Hier geht’s zum deutschsprachigen Reisebericht der Fahrradtour ➤ DAY 12 – A Jewish Graveyard The check of the daily weather report was obligatory yesterday before I hit the pillow. It will be a horrifying day today 36° C and thunderstorm tens a penny. So I get up early 4:30 a.m. The night was divine. Instead of traffic and plane noises…

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Lower Saxony capital Hannover

Shithole Hannover

Hier geht’s zum deutschsprachigen Reisebericht der Fahrradtour ➤ Day 11 – Shithole Hannover Heute Nacht habe ich Ohrenstöpsel tragen müssen, der Lärm der Autobahn ist schier unerträglich gewesen. Um 5:30 Uhr bin ich auf der Straße, obwohl heute ein „Sonntag“ ist. Keine Rushhour. Gleich hinter dem Zeltplatz erschlägt einen die Stadt. Das Wetter passt. Nebel und Nieselregen. Die Routenauszeichnung ist…

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Life style at the end …

Civilization …

Hier geht’s zum deutschsprachigen Reisebericht der Fahrradtour ➤ Day 10 – Civilization … This morning is enlightening again -2° C. To be honest I am not specifically prepared for that end of May. Consequently I am freezing my way across the heathland looking for the bike route along the river Leine, which is supposed to be nice. Pity I didn’t…

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Heathland cottage

Lüneburg Heath

Hier geht’s zum deutschsprachigen Reisebericht der Fahrradtour ➤ Day 9 – Lüneburg Heath Today I pass the southern part of the famous German area of Lüneburg Heath to reach the bike route along the River Leine. Small villages, farm roads, minor traffic and no shops in this rural area. Just great for biking. The people are relaxed, friendly and talk…

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The Old Mail Road

Hier geht’s zum deutschsprachigen Reisebericht der Fahrradtour ➤ Day 8 The Old Mail Road I wheel on and cross the Old Post Road (Cuxhaven-Bremen) coming from the coastal marshland to the dry sandy geest, formed by the winds of the ice age. In the beginning of the 18th Century the Brits and the Germans (electorate of Hannover) were friends (Yes,…

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old farmhouses near Dorum.

Never give up

Hier geht’s zum deutschsprachigen Reisebericht der Fahrradtour ➤ Day 7 Never give up! Today it will be a relaxed ride for my legs through flat country along the coast. Minor farm roads on old dikes, old farmhouses, birds, oilseed rape and may-thorn blooming in red and white. Sometimes the road goes right through a farm complex and mostly paralleled by…

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Asterix und die Normannen

We who know everything

Hier geht’s zum deutschsprachigen Reisebericht der Fahrradtour ➤ Day 6 We who know everything BEVOR I STARTED MY TRIP I was in contact with an archeologist in Cuxhaven. I wanted to show him a few things from the WW II where we played as kids. But as usual in this genre was the answer: We who know everything. By the…

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Friedhof der Namenlosen

Homeland

Hier geht’s zum deutschsprachigen Reisebericht der Fahrradtour ➤ Day 5 – Homeland This morning it was fricking cold in the woods and foggy again. I definitely reach the coast of the North Sea soon. On minor roads without traffic I freeze my way towards the coast. Then for God sake on the last leg the sun comes out, otherwise it…

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