Tuesday, September 07, 2021

The (Virtual) Peripatetic Pensioner - Stage 110 of the "Tour de Rellies" - Passau to Kelheim

Germany does not seem to do Street-view, so screenshots of roads so far are not possible.  I shall have to steal the odd picture of tourist sites that I pass.

151.3 km (banked) - 140 km =  11.3 km (banked)


1.  St. Michael Provostry, Langquaid



2.  Inside St. Michael Provostry



3.  Gasthof Sperger, my virtual stay in Kelheim



4.  The Donnau Canal, Kelheim



5. Belfreiungshalle Munument, Kelheim



6.  Weltenburg Abbey (and brewery), Kelheim



7.  The Danube Gorge at Kelheim



8.  Flowstone Cave, Shuhlerloche




Monday, August 30, 2021

The (Virtual) Peripatetic Pensioner - Stage 109 of the "Tour de Rellies" - Linz to Passau

Another real trip interrupted this one -- to Vancouver Island.  Many roads, not just bike paths, are not visible in Google Street view in Upper Austria and Passau.

130 km  -  84.7 km  =  45.3 km (banked)



1.  Burgerstrasse, Linz



2.  Landstrasse, Linz



3.  Ottenheimer Strasse, Linz



4.  Rohrbacher Strasse, with the Danube River and train track to right, road in the middle and a bicycle path to the left.



5.  Marktplatz, Ottensheim



6.  Schloss Ottensheim



7.  Nibelungen Strasse



8.  Nibelungen Strasse at Engelharezeil an der Donau



9.  The B130 near Estemberg



10.  Hotel Passau Sud, my virtual stay in Passau



11.  Passau Dom



12.  Veste Oberhaus, castle in Passau



13.  Stadtpfarrkirche St. Paul, Passau





Friday, August 13, 2021

The (Virtual) Peripatetic Pensioner - Stage 108 of the "Tour de Rellies" - Melk to Linz

I have just returned to my virtual world after flying off in the real world for a trip to Ontario.

145.2 km  -  103 km = 42.2 km (banked)



1.  Wiener Strasse, Melk



2. Nibelungenlande, Melk



3.  Donau Bundesstrasse, Marbach an der Donau


4.  Osterreichische Romantikstrasse, Sankt Nikola an der Donau


5.  Donau Bundesstrasse, Grein


6.  Osterreichsche Romantikstrasse bridge across the Danube.


7.  Steyregger Brucke, Linz


8.  Goethestrasse, Linz


9.  Hessenplatz, Linz


10.  The Park Inn, my virtual stay in Linz


11.  The Main Square, Linz


12.  Lentos Kustmuseum, Linz




Wednesday, July 14, 2021

The (Virtual) Peripatetic Pensioner - Stage 107 of the "Tour de Rellies" - Vienna to Melk

At long last, now that I'm in Austria, bicycle routes are once again appearing in Google Street Maps.

134.2 km - 114 km =  20.2 km (banked)



1.  Felderstrasse, Vienna



2.  Riding through Rathauspark, Vienna



3.  Bicycle path along canal in Vienna



3.  Donaulande, Korneuburg



5.  Tullner Strasse



6.  Waldstrasse, St. Polten



7.  Wiener Strasse, Loosdorf



8. Pension Marillenhof, Melk, my virtual stay




9.  Melk Abbey, Melk



10.  Inside Melk Abbey




11.  Inside Melk Abbey


12.  Altes Posthaus, Melk




Friday, July 09, 2021

The (Virtual) Peripatetic Pensioner - Stage 106 of the "Tour de Rellies" - Bratislava to Vienna

Street View functions in Slovakia.  It is still not possible to find bicycle routes there, despite bicycle paths being present.  I have to search for walking route.  In Austria, bicycle routes are now being shown

109.6 km  - 63.4 km = 46.2 km (banked)



1.  Zelena, Bratislava


2.  Venturska, Bratislava


3. Panska, Bratislava


4.  Bratislava Castle and the Danube River


5. UFO Lookout Tour, Bratislava


6.  Hainsburger Strasse, Wolfsthal, Austria


7.  The B9 in Hainburg an der Donau


8.  Hainburger Str. as it passes through the town wall in Hainburg an der Donau


9.  Carnuntum Museum, Petronelle-Carnuntum


10.  Hainburger Str., Fischamend


11.  Simmeringer Hauptstrasse, Vienna


12.  Rennweg, Vienna


14.  Elisabethstrasse, Vienna


15  Museumplatz, Vienna


16.  Hotel Pension Lehrerhaus, Vienna


17.  Vienna Rathaus


18.  Vienna State Opera


19.  Karlskirche, Vienna


20.  Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna


21.  Anker Clock, Vienna


22.  St. Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna