Biking from Prague to Magdeburg with Kids | Chip Veerle Haverhals

We followed the outdoors adventures of Chip Veerle Haverhals. See all her biking photos in Facebook. – Outdoors University.

Prague !
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!
The Elbe…
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.
#Xavieerle #miniChips
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
#Xavieerle #miniChips
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
#Xavieerle #miniChips
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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 
#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.”

#Xavieerle #miniChips

“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.


Learning in Berlin, Germany | Charlottenburg Palace | Flor Lepervanche | #Europe2016

Charlottenburg Palace is one of the landmarks of Berlin.

[ESP] Palacio de Charlottenburg es uno de los lugares emblemáticos de Berlín.

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Gardens of Charlottenburg Palace. The garden was designed in 1697 in baroque style by Simeon Godeau who had been influenced by André Le Nôtre, designer of the gardens at Versailles. Godeau’s design consisted of geometric patterns, with avenues and moats, which separated the garden from its natural surroundings.

[ESP] Jardines del Palacio de Charlottenburg. Los jardines fueron diseñados en 1697 en estilo barroco por Simeón Godeau, influenciado por André Le Nôtre, diseñador de los jardines de Versalles. El diseño de Godeau consistió en patrones geométricos, con avenidas y fosos, que separaba el jardín de su entorno natural.

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Charlottenburg Palace is the largest and most beautiful royal palace still standing in the capital, Charlottenburg was erected as the summer residence of Sophie Charlotte, the first queen of Prussia, who was also the namesake for the palace and the surrounding district. Subsequent generations of the royal family expanded and remodeled the palace according to the taste of their time. As a result, the palace contains interior decoration reflecting several architectural styles: the old palace, with its magnificent baroque state rooms and the famous porcelain cabinet, and the new wing built by Frederick the Great in 1742.

[ESP] El Palacio Real más grande y más hermoso aún en pie en la capital, Charlottenburg fue erigido como residencia de verano de Sophie Charlotte, la primera reina de Prusia, que era también el namesake para el Palacio y el distrito circundante. Posteriores generaciones de la familia real se ampliaron y remodelación el Palacio según el gusto de su tiempo. Como resultado, el Palacio contiene decoración que refleja varios estilos arquitectónicos: el palacio viejo, con sus habitaciones magnífico estado barroco y la famosa porcelana de gabinete y la nueva ala construcción por Frederick el grande en 1742.

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The Belvedere with its world-renowned collection of KPM porcelain.
El Belvedere con su famosa colección de porcelana KPM y el nuevo pabellón.

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The famous palace gardens contain the mausoleum of Queen Louise, the Belvedere with its world-renowned collection of KPM porcelain and the new pavilion.

Los jardines del famoso palacio contienen el Mausoleo de la reina Louise, el Belvedere con su famosa colección de porcelana KPM y el nuevo pabellón.

The Mausoleum was built as a tomb for Queen Luise between 1810 and 1812 in neoclassical style to a design by Heinrich Gentz. After the death of Friedrich Wilhelm III, it was extended; this design being by Karl Friedrich Schinkel. It was extended again in 1890–91 by Albert Geyer to accommodate the graves of Wilhelm I and his wife Augusta.

El mausoleo fue construido como una tumba para la reina Luise entre 1810 y 1812 en estilo neoclásico a un diseño por Heinrich Gentz. Después de la muerte de Friedrich Wilhelm III, fue ampliado; Este diseño por Karl Friedrich Schinkel. Fue ampliado otra vez en 1890-91 por Albert Geyer para albergar las tumbas de Guillermo I y su esposa Augusta. 

Ref: #Wikipedia