Author Archives: smalessa

The Ferry crossing

Date: 05-12/06/2017From/To: Eppelborn- Berlin – RuegenDistance: 1059KmTotal Distance: 3560KmRoad: High Way, We went back to Berlin to pick up some parts ordered, went shopping for some electronic equipment added some minor modifications to the bikes. The bash plate was rubbing … Continue reading

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Ulysses Club meeting

  Date: 02-04/06/2017From/To: Verdun – EppelbornDistance: 168KmTotal Distance: 1996KmRoad: High Way, We took our time to pack up, said goodbye to our host and off we went to Hackenberg. To get there we used Sigrid’s mobile as guide since the … Continue reading

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France Frankreich Verdun

Date: 29/05-02/06/2017From/To: Sippersfeld – VerdunDistance:–Total Distance: Road:– We had a couple of days to spend before the Ulysses club AGM started, so we thought a trip to France would be nice. Not far from Sippersfeld was Verdun, that seemed to … Continue reading

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HU Germany

Date: 22-29/05/2017From/To: Berlin – SippersfeldDistance: 785KmTotal Distance: 1800KmRoad: High Way In the morning we went swimming with Gabi and had breakfast at the pool. The weather was just great. We went home, packed up and left, with a shot detour … Continue reading

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Celebrations and Birthdays

Date: 11-21/05/2017From/To: BerlinDistance:–Road:– Today is the day… I have to go to the migration department (Auslaenderbehorde) and try to get my six month visa. We organized all requested papers and went to the office. As it turned out, we had … Continue reading

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Paperwork and Setup of the Bikes

  Date: 6-11/05/2017From/To: BerlinDistance:–Road:–   The service on the yellow bike wasn’t done, so we decided to do the usual – change oil and spark plugs and get new brake pads -our self’s. Changing the spark plugs required a bit … Continue reading

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Organising the Bikes and Papers

  Date: 2-5/05/2017From/To: BerlinDistance: 1286kmRoad: Highway After a nice stroll through the city with Bodo, Gabi and Linda, we got picked up by Conni und Klaus. We made a detour to Polo to buy Chain Oil. On this occasion I … Continue reading

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Family First – No, not the party

  Date: 29-30/05/2017From-To: BerlinDistance: —Road: — No, I’m not talking about the Australian political party. We were meeting with Sigrid family before we would start to organize the bikes and me my Visa. We used the ICE to get to … Continue reading

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Off we go

Date: 25-28/05/2017 From/To: Adelaide – Wiesbaden Distance:– Road:– On the last Day, we had still a long task list to finish. Below are some pictures how I felt with the number of tasks and the time remaining.  We packed our … Continue reading

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Work count down

Date: 01-24/05/2017 From/To: Adelaide Distance:– Road:– Ok, here is a short update. Since we returned from our previous trip four years ago, Sigrid was bugging me that we should start traveling again. It seemed to be impossible before 2021. But … Continue reading

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