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Motorcycle pilgrim tour on the St. James Way

May 27, 2011

RIDING TO EL BURGOS We started the day by going to a local winery called David Monero. Surprisingly, they don't export this beer. So, you can only have some here in Spain. We were offered some wine to taste, but Edelweiss has a strict ...

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RIDING DOCS (HAT 1101)

May 26, 2011

This special High Alpine Tour was customized for a group of Brazilians doctors and turned out to be a real Alpine Adventure tour: We are already half way through! Before we started our adventure in Erding most of the group had spent a few days in ...

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Alps and Lakes 2011 Day 4

May 19, 2011

Today Austria's highest pass waited for us: the Großglockner High Alpine Road. The sun was out early, so the weather provided the perfect background for the beautiful scenery of Austria's highest mountain. Unfortunately the blogger doesn't have many pictures of today - as he was busy preparing ...

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“Sicily to Rome” 2011 (RTS1102) – DAY7

May 19, 2011

Today every rider (and passenger) is facing a hard decision: rest day enjoying the breathtaking view from our Villa in liberty style and maybe take a walk around the old historical centre of Maratea and its Marina at the feet of the cliff... or join us for ...

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Tour of Tuscany - Spring 2011

May 18, 2011

A wellcome to the Tuscany Group. We gonna load the bikes tomorrow and transport them to Florence.

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Alps and Lakes 2011 Day 3

May 18, 2011

Summer is here! The sun brought the temperatures up to about 75°F - not hot enough for any tourmember to jump into Lake Hallstatt. Instead everybody enjoyed the picnic at the lake shore. The afternoon provided us with a few quite challenging pass roads - good practice ...

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Alps and Lakes 2011 Day 2

May 17, 2011

What a day! The weather turned out much better than the forecast, giving us the chance to visit the Eagle's Nest. More mountain riding followed - making us hungry enough to sample some of Austria's greatest pastries in the middle of the mountains. Life is good!

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“Sicily to Rome” 2011 (RTS1102) – DAY6

May 16, 2011

The journey towards north keeps going on... Tropea and Calabria are already behing us and after a delicious lunch break in the artistic village of Altomonte we enter Basilicata region and we follow its fantastic coastal route... As Michael says, it is as the Amalfi Coast, with ...

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“Sicily to Rome” 2011 (RTS1102) – DAY5

May 16, 2011

Good morning! Anyone fancies a jump in the sea or in the pool? It has to be in the morning, though... Today we are leaving Sicily, crossing the "Stretto di Messina" via ferry and we will cruise along the tyrrenean coast of Calabria towards the scenic ...

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Alps and Lakes 2011 Day 1

May 16, 2011

Finally: the snow has melted and the EDELWEISS Alps and Lakes Tour is headed towards the mountains. An international group from the USA, from Canada, from Thailand and from Germany is starting to explore the beauty of the Alps. After seeing King Ludwig's Palace in Herrenchiemsee ...

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“Sicily to Rome” 2011 (RTS1102) – DAY4

May 15, 2011

Today is our first "rest day". Well... it ended up in being more active than a normal day. To make it short: highlight n.1 "The double Etna ascend", highlight n.2 "The Ducati's lost key". But let's start with some chronological order: sunrays over the breakfast terrace... ...

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“Sicily to Rome” 2011 (RTS1102) - DAY3

May 13, 2011

One of the nicest part of Sicily challenges our day: roads recently asphalted, sun, forests and nearly no traffic. Leaving the fishing village in the morning the guides lead the two groups of riders through Parco delle Madonie and Parco dei Nebrodi where some (wild) animals can ...

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“Sicily to Rome” 2011 (RTS1102) – DAY2

May 12, 2011

Good morning Sunshine! Shall we ask for more? We better remember to wear our (black) sun glasses today! It's gonna be a fascinating ride...

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“Sicily to Rome” 2011 (RTS1102) - DAY1

May 11, 2011

After our scary stories of the 2010 edition where we broke every record (9 days out of 10 under rain, heavy rain) everyone felt relieved in the moring: blue sky, sunshine and a breakfast view over a snowcapped Etna volcano.

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