thumbs dsc 4757 European Tour 2012Having returned to England after almost 6 years living and working in the Caribbean, Roy and Yami stayed just long enough to organise their bike tour into Europe, before setting out with their belongings loaded into their bike panniers.

This trip blog chronicles a four-week, 1,200km+ bicycle tour through the East of England, the Netherlands and Germany in the autumn of 2012. Beginning from Suffolk, Roy and Yami cycled to Bavaria in Southern Germany with their fully loaded bikes.

Click here to see both planned and actual routes.

“BIG BIKE TRIP” TRAVEL BLOGS, (in chronological order)

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Day 01 – Haverhill to Colchester
Day 02 – Colchester to Hook of Holland
Day 03 – Hook of Holland to Rotterdam
Day 04 – Rotterdam to Woerden
Day 05 – Woerden to Utrecht
Day 06 – Utrecht to Arnhem
Day 07 – Arnhem (Rest Day)
Day 08 – Arnhem to Rees (Germany)
Day 09 – Rees to Wesel
Day 10 – Wesel to Duisberg
Day 11 – Duisberg (Rest Day)
Day 12 – Duisberg to Cologne
Day 13 – Cologne to Bonn
Day 14 – Bonn to Koblenz
Day 15 – Koblenz to Bacharach
Day 16 – Bacharach to Mainz
Day 17 – Mainz (Rest Day)
Day 18 – Mainz to Offenbach
Day 19 – Offenbach to Obernberg
Day 20 – Obernberg to Wertheim
Day 21 – Wertheim to Bad Mergentheim
Day 22 – Bad Mergentheim to Rothenburg
Day 23 & 24 – Rothenburg (Days off)
Day 25 – Rothenburg to Altmühlsee
Day 26 - Altmühlsee to Pappenheim