Ben R's blog posts
Blog DAY 14
Day 14 - Set of from Mainz at 8.45 am weather dull and made way to breakfast in Eltville (very pretty village). Then proceeded to Rudesheim in steady rain.
Blog DAY 13
Day 13 - Left my aunt's home in Birkenheide about 9.00 am to continue our journey north. They rode the first 4 miles with us to Weisenheim. Said our goodbyes and carried on to Worms. Checked out the cathedral and Nibelungenlied bridge with famous clock tower.
Blog DAYS 11 AND 12
Day 11 - Maintenance required on Jim's bike. Front wheel axle grinding so Andreas, my aunt's husband, took us to Maxdorf's cycle shop.
Blog Riding the Rhine DAY 10
Day 10 - Quiet day travelling via Mannheim on bus and tram to Vierrnheim on the outskirts of Mannheim to meet up with Neil and Judith Forsyth who have written books on cycle tours in Europe.
Blog DAYS 8 AND 9
Day 8 - Our journey continues onto Strasbourg in the rain up to the Drusenheim ferry where we crossed over the Rhine - had a coffee then realised we did not need to cross over.