Baltic Cycling Tour #7: Valga to the Murese farm

The most lively memory I have of this stage of the Baltic tour is that I was close to damage the physical side of my spiritual guide. The first part was the most pleasant one: on a train to Valga, after leaving the beautiful Sigulda where we a guy working at the train station told… Continua a leggere Baltic Cycling Tour #7: Valga to the Murese farm

Baltic Cycling Tour #6: from Riga to Sigulda

Sigulda

In Riga we participate to the Couchsurfing event “Riga Good Time” and ended up sleeping at a  sauna party. Latvia confirms itself as a very creative place for accommodations, with an ex-prison, an ex-hospital and now a sauna! We also spent one afternoon in Jurmala, some 30km away from Riga and with beautiful and crowded… Continua a leggere Baltic Cycling Tour #6: from Riga to Sigulda

Baltic Cycling Tour #4: from Liepaja to Kuldiga

Cloudio could not summarize better this stage of our tour, so I’ll reuse his words (and hope that Google won’t penalize me for doing so): The 5th stage of the BCT 2013 start incredibly fast: we reached Aizpute, 50km from our starting point in Liepaja, in only 1hr! Then we jumped off the bus, had… Continua a leggere Baltic Cycling Tour #4: from Liepaja to Kuldiga

Baltic Cycling Tour #3: from Sventoj to Karosta (entering Latvia!)

After a difficult second day of our tour, the third stage was for me the hardest. We started cycling a bit after 8am, following the A11 road. It was a boring main road but at least there were almost no cars till the border with Latvia, that we crossed after taking the ritual pictures 🙂… Continua a leggere Baltic Cycling Tour #3: from Sventoj to Karosta (entering Latvia!)