We followed the outdoors adventures of Chip Veerle Haverhals. See all her biking photos in Facebook. – Outdoors University.
Our first day of the 2018 episode with #Xavieerle and the #miniChips by bike, after a wonderful trip being hosted by Joschka and Katharina in Germany, and by Sylva via Petr ‘Permi’ in the Czech Republic.
Following EuroVélo Route 4 and 7, outdoor adventure here we are!
Bathing moment with the #miniChips and cooling down. It’s hot! Cycling through small villages today.
It’s beautiful: the landscapes, the people, the hospitality…
Cycling day IV
When the road continues on the other side…
You take a boat.
When you cross the boarder…
Bye bye Czech Republic, very close to Poland, hello Germany.
When the camp site where you were supposed to sleep is closed…
You continue till the next town.
When you count all that together, we did our longest etappe of the journey till now and went over the 50km on one day.
Going through the Bohemian Massif along the meandering Elbe, to the Elbe Sandstone Mountains in Saxon Switzerland.
Our iron horses in the prairie.
Our miniChips first night ever in a tipi.
A night full of stars, and a quality sleep for all.
Beautiful hills around, wine bars and lots of tourists on electric bikes.
Cycling day VIII
802 km to Paris
9677 km to Cape Town
3135 km to Cairo
4107 km to the North Pole
16 632 km to Sydney931 km to Oslo
11 656 km to Buenos Aires
450 km to Copenhagen
9056 km to Los Angeles
552 km to Amsterdam
7593 km to Peking
4850 km to Kabul
1781 km to Madrid
560 km to Warschau
The world around us. Ready to be explored.
Cycling day XI
We did it!
Final destination Cycling Tour 2018.
525 km along the Elbe, from Prague till Maagdenburg!
0 flat tires on the road
1 fantastic long bike with many kids
2 inflatable mattress we could use from #scout friends
3 days with rain, otherwise heat wave
4 #miniChips on a crazy adventure
5 times we cooked pasta, and other dishes were more creative
6 sleeping bags to keep us warm
7 bottles of water to use and refill
8 tires on our Croozers and bikes
9 lost items during the trip (…)
10 Ortlieb bags to carry all our stuff
11 nights outdoor, sleeping in a tent
12 pairs of shoes and sandals
13 liters of water or beer per day (or more)
14 cycling days with the entire patrol!
Cycling day XIV
” Almost every night we camp, in sunny times and through storms, our Green Castle is our little home. Can you imagine, to transport one huuuuge tent, 6 sleeping bags, and so on, and so on, on two bikes? Every year we’re proud we manage again and again.”
“At the same time, we know we are very privileged, to enjoy camping and moving from one place to another, and calling it holidays. To have all the luxury we need, while thousands of people are on the road every day…not by choice, not for holidays…”
Chip Veerle Haverhals is a volunteer at World Organization of the Scout Movement – WOSM. She lives in Brussels, Belgium.