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Blog #0012 May 12 2022 - The day I smelled heaven: on the coast towards Kolka
What a day! Cycling through Riga in direction to Jurmala with a former colleague, I was being held captive by the mesmerizing smell of hundreds of bird cherry trees along the cycle paths. Passing the seaside...
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BLOG #0011 MAY 10-11 2022 – Rest days in lovely Riga
Two rest days in Riga. Sight-seeing, resting, maintenance and office work were on my agenda for the two cycle-free days. It was time for some sorely needed relaxation from the daily strain of cycling....
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BLOG #0010 MAY 9 2022 – To Riga through sandpits and over railway lines
The goal was clear, reach Riga, contact some former colleagues, and go out for dinner with them. Theoretically easy, considering that it would be only about 50 k to cycle. The reality was sweat, distraught...
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BLOG #0009 MAY 8 2022 – ALONG THE lovely EASTERN COAST OF LATVIA
Again, the day was a glorious one with the weather warm, the sky deep blue and the wind coming from a fair direction pushing me to the south and to the Latvian border. The spring is in full swing here...