The Adventures of Grandma & Grandpa

One big world, 2 bikes, 6 grandchildren many postcards…


Bicycle USA 2015 Summary

It’s been a few weeks since we returned from our bicycle trip in the States, so we’ve had plenty of time to reflect on what was an eventful, emotional and enthalling 1,100 mile journey.   As you may know, the trip began in Memphis. Our quest was to complete the wonderful Mississippi River Trail. On… Read More

Goodbye Old Friend

This is the final leg of our Mississippi River Trail adventure. Setting off from Brainerd we used a good cycle path out of town until it ran out at the Mississippi bridge 7 miles from town. Bob Robinson’s book says that there are plans to extend it to Crow Wing State Park but it is… Read More

Casinos… But no cows!

Wisconsin is the Dairy State of the USA, yet all the farmland we pass is corn and more corn for as far as the eye can see. So where are all the milk and cheese producing cows? Sadly, they don’t get to graze in lush green fields, cooped up in huge grain fed sheds instead.… Read More