The path was hilly and steep, at times muddy, through forests, incredible vistas and one ostrich farm. The road directions would indicate our destination was one way down a hill whereas our EV9 route would indicate the opposite direction up a hill. Anne-Marie was also a little disappointed as the route bypassed most towns. YAY DATA 1G for €9.90
Reuben has been pretty wary of pushing the Merida (his yellow bike) too hard as it has a carbon racing frame with dodgy racks and a lot of luggage it wasn't designed for attached. A couple of lovely downhills and he got her up to a healthy 75kmh today with barely a wobble... He's starting to feel more secure on it.
Anne-Marie breaches the first steep climb of the day.
round and round and round
Enjoying the balmy 24 degrees
With little warning EV9 had a sudden blockage.
A bridge being replaced necessitated a 3km detour.
Trying to capture the beauty of the Austrian forests.
(the last couple of seconds make it great)
A lovely wooden roofed cyclebridge
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We've been seeing lots of Maypoles throughout Slovenia and Austria,
This was a sadder example, We'd never picked them being so tall.
The silver lining, Ariving tired in Hartberg after a long day
Beer in Hartberg
"What's this?" asks Anne-Marie, "I wonder what it tastes like."
"Tastes like burning!"
Anne-Marie's favorite, lost, mud and hills.