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