After describing a tour round the mountain, this book gives details of the five well-marked regular paths up the mountain, the Mountain Railway and the famous Horseshoe Walk. This is the first half of a 2987km long-distance cycle route that follows the entire course of the Danube, Europe's second longest river. The Danube Cycle Way has become the most popular holiday cycle touring route in mainland Europe. It passes through historic cities like Orléans and Tours, continuing past Angers and France's fourth largest city Nantes. This edition covers the German DanubeDanube from Donaueschingen to Passau.
Walks are between 2 and 8 miles but packed with interest, taking longer than their mileage implies, and can be combined for longer days. These valleys are ideal for cycling. Leading through Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary, the route visits spectacular gorges, hilltop castles, vineyard-clad hillsides and medieval towns. Suitable for all levels of cyclist, the mainly traffic-free route visits the great cities of Vienna and Bratislava before arriving in the Hungarian capital, Budapest. So, it is the task of the guide to introduce the reader to the Danube and sow the seeds of exploration and anticipation.
These valleys are ideal for cycling. Part of a two-part set, this first volume covers the southern, central and western Highlands south of the Great Glen , taking in stunning areas such as Glen Coe, Glen Shee, Lochaber and Mull. With guidance on the plentiful accommodation and places to stop for food and drink en route. This edition covers the German DanubeDanube from Donaueschingen to Passau. The route goes through the heart of France as the Loire becomes the royal river, bounded by extravagant châteaux, fields of Charolais cattle and vineyards. Email me at mike at mikewellsbooks. Volume 2 details the other 143 Munros, covering the northern Highlands, Cairngorms and Isle of Skye.
The first in a two-volume set, this guide describes cycling the first half of the 1269km Danube river from its source in the Black Forest to Budapest. ولعل الكتاب الذي نضعه بين يدي القارئ العربي، في نسخته المترجمة، قد جاء في وقته لأنه يكتسي قيمة كبيرة في حقلي العلوم السياسية والتاريخ الراهن، حيث إن تنبؤات الكاتب، المؤسسة على الأدلة والبراهين الأكاديمة الموضوعية، تكاد تُرى نتائجها ماثلة للعيان في الآونة الأخيرة — بضع سنوات بعد صدور الكتاب - فآثار الأزمة المالية والاقتصادية لا زالت تُقوّض أركان الغرب، في شقيه الأمريكي والأوروبي، وإدارة بوش عصف بها الرأي العام، ووريثتها ما زالت تتخبط في الظلام، ولا شيء ينبئ بقرب ظهور بصيص من الضوء عند نهاية النفق. Leading through Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary, the route visits spectacular gorges, hilltop castles, vineyard-clad hillsides and medieval towns. Detailed route description and 1:100,000 mapping is accompanied by information on difficulty, mapping, parking, access and nearby accommodation. Soaring rocky spires and jagged ridgelines are interspersed with gentle valleys and idyllic mountain villages.
The main route in this volume has been broken into 29 stages, averaging 44km per stage. A fit cyclist, cycling an average of 90km per day should be able to complete the route in a fortnight. In contrast to the sections through Austria and Germany, the lower Danube Cycleway goes through regions without a well-developed tourist infrastructure, and cyclists will need to plan ahead and be more self-sufficient. Including the iconic Ben Nevis, Buachaille Etive Mòr and Aonach Eagach ridge as well as the Mamores, Grey Corries and Arrochar Alps, Walking the Munros volume 1 is an ideal companion to conquering the Munros and discovering the magnificent mountain landscapes of the southern Highlands. En route you will see spectacular gorges, medieval fortresses, poignant memorials to the recent Yugoslav civil war, vineyard-clad hillsides and rural areas where crops are still planted and harvested by hand and the main means of transport is the horse and cart. Following the River Wye for 136 miles from the mouth of the river at Chepstow to the slopes of Plynlimon in Powys, the Wye Valley offers a perfect mix of river and hill walking. With guidance on the plentiful accommodation and places to stop for food and drink en route.
The 32 stages vary from 30-100km, with some longer excursions and surfaces are mostly asphalt and in good condition, suitable for hybrid or touring cycles. In Romania, where there is no waymarking and often long distances between places to sleep and eat, this guidebook gives a detailed route description, maps for each stage at a cycle-friendly a scale of approximately 1:150,000 and a listing of all places offering accommodation. These include cycling both the Camino and Ruta de la Plata to Santiago de la Compostela, a traverse of Cuba from end to end, a circumnavigation of Iceland and a trip across Lapland to the North Cape. The Danube Cycle Way has become the most popular holiday cycle touring route in mainland Europe. This cycling guide contains all the information you need for a cycling vacation along the Danube River: precise maps, a detailed description of the route, a comprehensive list of overnight accommodation, numerous detailed maps of cities and towns, and information about tourist attractions and sights. Routes are graded by technical difficulty and seriousness and there are comprehensive route descriptions accompanied by access notes, maps and topos. A fit cyclist, cycling an average of 90km per day should be able to complete the route in a fortnight.
The main route in this volume has been broken into 29 stages, averaging 44km per stage. Soaring rocky spires and jagged ridgelines are interspersed with gentle valleys and idyllic mountain villages. The walk leads through a dramatic limestone gorge, dense woodland beneath limestone crags and past peaceful river meadows in some of the most superb scenery in the heart of the Wye Valley. Part of a two-part set, this first volume covers the southern, central and western Highlands south of the Great Glen , taking in stunning areas such as Glen Coe, Glen Shee, Lochaber and Mull. It certainly looks a mountain from all points of the compass. Five rocky ridges radiate from the summit.
Please Email me at mike at mikewellsbooks. Devised by the Wye Valley Walk Partnership, the walk takes up to two weeks to complete, and enjoys the superb scenery of the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This guidebook describes the route from the vibrant Hungarian capital of Budapest through Hungary, Croatia, Serbia and Romania to the river's delta on the shores of the Black Sea. It descends past extinct volcanoes, crater lakes and deep gorges before joining EuroVélo route 6 and the fully waymarked Loire à Vélo, France's most popular cycle trail. Map key Overview map Introduction Background Natural environment The route Preparation Getting there and back Navigation Accommodation Food and drink Amenities and services What to take Safety and emergencies About this guide The route Germany Stage 1 Martinskapelle to Donaueschingen Stage 2 Donaueschingen to Tuttlingen Stage 3 Tuttlingen to Sigmaringen Stage 4 Sigmaringen to Riedlingen Stage 5 Riedlingen to Ehingen Stage 6 Ehingen to Ulm Stage 7 Ulm to Lauingen Stage 8 Lauingen to Donauwoerth Stage 9 Donauwoerth to Ingolstadt Stage 10 Ingolstadt to Kelheim Stage 11 Kelheim to Regensburg Stage 12 Regensburg to Straubing Stage 13 Straubing to Deggendorf Stage 14 Deggendorf to Passau Austria Stage 15 Passau to Aschach Stage 16 Aschach to Linz Stage 17 Linz to Mauthausen Stage 18 Mauthausen to Grein Stage 19 Grein to Melk Stage 20 Melk to Krems Stage 21 Krems to Tulln Stage 22 Tulln to Vienna Stage 23 Vienna to Bratislava Hungary Stage 24 Bratislava to Mosonmagyarovar Stage 25 Mosonmagyarovar to Gy? Once the valleys are left behind, it is a treeless waste.
The main route in this volume has been broken into 29 stages, averaging 44km per stage. However, it is well within the capabilities of most cycle tourists. Detailed route description with snippets of information and more detailed panels on the main towns, cities and places of interest, form the main part of the book. Battling against ferocious winds in Jutland, blizzards in the Rockies, traffic jams of cyclists along the Danube and menus in Czech, Hungarian and Basque, Mustoe survives with her usual fortitude and wry humour, even when she is knocked off her bike by a short-sighted nonagenarian in a Fiat Panda. He has been walking long-distance footpaths for 25 years, after a holiday in New Zealand gave him the long-distance walking bug.
Suitable for all levels of cyclist, on all types of cycle, though racing cyclists may wish to use alternative routes to avoid a few short sections of gravel surface. A fit cyclist, cycling an average of 90km per day should be able to complete the route in a fortnight. Leading through Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary, the route visits spectacular gorges, hilltop castles, vineyard-clad hillsides and medieval towns. The cycling is generally level with a few gentle gradients, mostly on quiet country roads or riverside flood dykes. The Danube Cycleway has become the most popular holiday cycle touring route in mainland Europe.