One of the fundamental reasons for joining the Eu is access to Eu loans at very good bank rates on very good repayment terms, this is a massive benefit if the money is invested wisely ( not so good if you just increase public sector wages and lower retirement age to 40 as in Greece). Continue reading “Day 6 Bratislava to Komarom – Cycling the Danube”
Today is a transition day we don’t pass any major cities so the aim is to get as near to Vienna as possible as we will whizz though Vienna into Bratislava quite quickly. So we need to hit a bigger mileage.
We had kaffe and Kuch in a nice little bar with an unusually friendly Austrian, it’s the first place for years where we have seen people smoking indoors well strange, everybody smokes in Austria.
The weather gods have been kind to us again today not requiring anything more than very light clothing.
Now the weather gods have finish trying to drown us and the real gods have stopped trying to frighten us and the sat nav stopped trying to kill us it’s time to get on with the serious business of having fun.
After breakfast at my new favourite coffee shop (Coffee Fellowes) we set off to cover the remaking 150 miles in the van.
After dumping the van off here we eagerly unpacked the bikes and made our way to the start. Super excited to be right here and right now.
Somebody once said to me if you want to travel you have to travel. Never was this more the case than the journey we were about to undertake. We plumbed Passau into the sat nav and it came up with some numbers that it wouldn’t do to dwell on too much.
We had decided to drive to Passau ride to Budapest and get a train back to Passau.