September 5, 2021 The total distance from Zurich to Paris is almost 800km by the route I took. This included a visit to Überlingen, Germany and the home of my good friends Henry and Romy. It’s a flat 85km ride across Switzerland to the border with Germany, then a ferry ride across the lake to … Continue reading Zurich to Paris
August 22, 2021 The railroad to Jungfraujoch was completed in 1912. There is now a network of cogwheel trains and cable cars that make it possible to get up there in about 90 minutes from Interlaken. I purposefully took a different route down than up. Blue line going up. Red line going downClimbing expeditions use … Continue reading Visit to Jungfraujoch
Monday, Aug 16, 2021 A rainy day in Interlaken makes for a good opportunity to update the blog When I landed in Zurich two weeks ago, I was told that the weather this year was unusually rainy. I haven’t really seen anything extreme, but I understand from talking to the locals that a month earlier … Continue reading Switzerland Ho!
May 18, 2021 While I have not yet returned to touring. With the pandemic waning, I know it will not be long now. Meanwhile since December I have been holed up in Chiapas, Mexico preparing myself for the new adventures ahead. I have learned a bit about the culture here. My Spanish language skills have … Continue reading Return to Blogging
December 15, 2020. Chiapas Mexico Probably every motivational speaker knows the story of Cortez in the Early 16th century. When he landed in Central America, he intentionally set fire to his ships. Thereby making it clear to his men that there was no going back home to Spain. I did something like this. I checked … Continue reading Burn the Ships