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BIKE RIDE IN SWEDEN–THE ROUTE MAP

This map shows the bike route we will taking.  It starts in Stockholm, moves south and west, then north and back east to Stockholm.   As you can see there are numerous lakes and waterways in this part of Sweden.  In … Continue reading

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BIKE RIDE IN SWEDEN—DAY 1–STOCKHOLM

  Our first hotel in Stockholm was the Hotell Reisen .  It was located across from the harbor in Stockholm.  Nice! Once we got situated, we took a tour of some interesting spots in the city.  The park known as “Millesgarden” … Continue reading

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BIKE RIDE IN SWEDEN–INTRODUCTION

On August 1st we boarded the plane for our flight to Stockholm, Sweden.   This was the start of an 11 day adventure that would cover nearly 200 mile of the beautiful Swedish country side known as “Sormland”.  This region is … Continue reading

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I published a draft from the end of our trip in June.  It posted after my latest blog telling you that I am about to start an adventurous bike ride in Sweden.  That post is just after the one about … Continue reading

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Today is our next to the last day on the road.

We left Indianapolis about 9am this morning with no great plan other than to get to Knoxville, Tn., this evening.  Georgie, however, was actively looking for cool things to see on Road Side America. The first place we stopped was … Continue reading

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It’s been awhile but here we go again.

Dear Friends, It has been awhile since I have posted on this blog. But tomorrow we board a flight to Stockholm, Sweden. We will be starting a 10 day bike ride in that beautiful country and I am going to … Continue reading

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PAGE 3–EVEN MORE ADVENTURES

So we actually left our campsite at 8am and had about a 4 hour drive to Indianapolis, Il., where we would be staying tonight.  As it turned out, it took us from 8am to 5pm to cover the 312 miles.  … Continue reading

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PAGE 2–MORE ADVENTURES

I’M BACK.    Yes there are more adventures to come in this day.  Here we go. Next stop was the town of Bloomington, Il.  We stopped here to see a very historical figure.  There are some statues of  Lincoln in Bloomington.  … Continue reading

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Drove over 300 miles today and nothing happened.

Seriously, do you believe that heading? Of course, we had some adventures.  Here they are. First we stopped in Peoria, Il., to see three special things.  First we saw a replica of the St. Louis Arch.  However, this one was … Continue reading

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How about just a short relaxed story of our day?

We got up at 6:30am and got ready so we could go on the 9am tour at the Winnebago plant, which was virtually across the street from the park we stayed last night.  Here I am enjoying a glass of … Continue reading

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