All posts tagged: Cycling europe

Spain: The Bárdenas Reales Region

Bárdenas Reales is a semi-desert landscape covering over 42,000 hectares in southeast Navarre.  Made up of clay, chalk and sandstone, years of erosion has sculpted almost lunar effects, full of gullies, plateaux and cliffs.  The first thing we came across were abandoned cave houses cut into the cliffs, now housing swallows in the hundreds. Advertisements

Zadar to Trogir: Cycling the Coastline of Croatia

Croatia was our stopover to extend our Schengen visa.  Now with unlimited time (well, up to three months) and long sunny days we slowed our cycling right down.  Basically we would ride 30-50km as early as we could before the heat set in and stopped with long muti-day rests in-between. The Croatian coastline is filled with beautiful inlets and marinas, tiny beaches, old stone towns and hundreds of campsites and apartments. The difficulty now was deciding which gorgeous spot we should stay at!