On Two Wheels
On two wheels (Op twee wielen). Just turning the pedals around and some steering here and there. That's it. Is there a more beautiful way to explore the world? You determine the distance and speed. You feel, taste, smell, see and hear nature and culture around you.
My ideal way to spend a vacation. Gain physical strength en relax mentally. Maximum enjoyment.
Have fun reading!
The (Dutch) bicycle guide of Het Olavspad has been published. A bicycle route for pilgrims from Oslo, touching Mjøsa, the largest lake of Norway, through the splendid valley Gudbrandsdal, over the mesmerizing Dovrefjell planes to Trondheim.
Information and order: Via Gaia (website in English)
I am currently traveling through Sweden and Norway for a continuation of the bicycle route The St. Olav's Way. Would you like to travel with me? Sign up for the newsletter (in English). Or follow me on Facebook and Instagram(@op_twee_wielen, @via_gaia_bicycle_routes).
Recent cycling stories
Read the story behind the development of the Dutch bicycle guide of the St. Olav's Way here. The guide is now in print and will be available from May 8th. Pre-order? Go to the Via Gaia website.
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Oh, little snail
Slowly, but gradually
You climb, mount Fuji
According to the eighteenth century Japanese poet Kobayashi Issa everything is possible as long as you take the time for it to do it. Even a humble snail can climb mount Fuji - the highest mountain of Japan.
Other travel stories (e.g. Scotland, Denmark, Czech Republic, England, Italy...) you can read here
I would like to thank Ania Lentz-Michaelis and Remy Bosch for translating it specially for my Danish and Japanese friends, and all the other who prefer English.
For building this website, I would like to thank Joris Lange of Smart Joomla Websites. He was my navigator along the digital roads of a html landscape.