Venice is like a fish, check it on a map, it looks like a big sole laid on the sea bottom. Why did this fish arrive till here to rest..Venice has always or nearly existed as you see it now. Since the dawn of time it sailed to harbours, rivers (…). On the map the bridge which connects the city to the land (Ponte della Libertà) looks like a fishing line: it seems like Venice took the bait.
Often on tour riders take a liking to an aperitif which becomes connected indelibly with the journey. In the past this has been an Aperol Spritz or in South America the Pisco Sour…now Hannibal has its very own historically linked drink – I can’t believe I never found it before! Great researching Joanna Wakefield and Jose Sanchez! Licor 43 and the historical story of the drink’s origins, supposedly go like this….
How to get from Venice Airport to the Lido to start your Bike Tour
As the 100km crew started to come through we were able to catch the tail. Jet streaming alongside cows meandering and munching tall verdant grass in the paddocks. The whippets kept up the pacey stretch, punching into the headwinds. Sharp turn left and respite. As the caffeine and sugars started to deminish their effectiveness. The beauty of Back Forest riding alongside a winding Broughton Creek took away the growling concerns.
Celebrating our 6th year, come and take on the challenges around Berry and Kangaroo Valley where spectacular cycling combined with some amazing gradients make for fantastic riding. We will be heading to areas never explored before on a Berry Challenge with a little dirt and the usual climbing bonanza!
Che Tour History – With a week until the Che Bike Tour launch a little history on the divisive figure central to our journey – Che Guevara!
Thanks everyone for the fantastic response to our new Allies – Normandy to The Rhine tour! We are really looking forward to this one. We have been researching it in the background for 12 months and have been looking forward to the 100 year anniversary of the end of World War I to launch the […]
Cradle Mountain is emblematic of what is special about Tasmania. It features beautiful temperate rainforest, glistening mountain lakes, unique flora and endearing fauna. It is much loved by all Tasmanians and is protected within the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. “Cradle” is one of the unmissable stops on our epic bike tour around the island […]
The Hannibal bike is an amazing journey. Having lived and breathed Hannibal for 20+ years, from university study to research at the British Museum to documentary making with the BBC and obviously running this journey as a tour for the last 7 years it made sense to step back and take a fresh look and we […]
The non-rider Bike Odyssey Tour Option Some couples have a partner who thinks cycling is just downright not for them! Fair enough, but why not still enjoy a holiday together? One on a bike while the other enjoys the cultural side of things – guided tours, village wanders, tastings (olive oil, wine, cheese….), gallery visits, […]