Monthly Archives: March 2016

BIKING LJUBLJANA & BEING CRAFTY IN SKOFJA LOKA

It’s been winter and a little cabin fever is setting in.  We had some great sunny but it was also very cold.  I would rather ride my bike when it’s cold than when it’s raining..   There’s a walking tour called THE TRAIL OF REMEMBRANCE that encircles Ljubljana. It’s where the Italian fascist during World War II erected a barbed wire fence around the city.  I contacted WATERMELON BIKE TOURS of Ljubljana to arrange a guided tour, that was a good decision.
After weeks of emailing back and forth he finally finds a day when he’s available.  I text back “it’s -2”!  He’s convinces me it will be OK, so I ride into Ljubljana to meet him. Continue reading

RANDOM THOUGHTS: USA, BIKE TRAVEL, PORTLAND, COP21

I get some of my international news from the BBC.  They did a feature story of a U.K. doctor who just spent 6 years bicycling around the world.  I thought I accomplished something biking 7 months across the Mediterranean, 6 years– holy shit!  My blog is the simplest of Blog formats.  CYCLINGTHE6.COM was so professional, easy to navigate and very interesting , so I sent the link to nearly everyone I know.  I had one friend write back and asked:
Hey, Jeff,
Do you miss America yet?

I thought about it for a few minutes, then started typing away.  I wanted to share this with the blog. Continue reading