• Netherlands,  Portugal,  Spain

    Back to the Netherlands

    Road to Sao Roque After a short stay in Piedade we biked to Sao Roque. Ofcourse we had some nice views. And who are we, not to show them to you. Sao Roque The trip to Sao Roque was hard, but it was the last long trip before our flight back to the Netherlands. In Sao Roque we walked around the town. It was just as lovely as the rest of the island. The last view of Pico was setteling in. Our last ride on our bikes we went down a road with a velocity of 50 kilometers a hour. That was fun. Return from Azores Our last flight in…

  • Portugal

    Goodbye Ribiera Grande and hello Ville da Nordeste

    Biking 50 kilometers When we left Ribiera Grande, we were prepared for a bike ride of 33 kilometers. Ofcourse, you are already guessing it, it turned out to be something very different. The first bike ride to Sete Cidades was the hardest one till now and we did ok. So we started the next ride with a lot of faith. When we wanted to ride over the main road, we noticed some signs saying that we could not go there (thank you Google maps). This went on for a few times and 33 kilometers turned into 50. At our last break it started to go dark and we were still…

  • Portugal

    Lagoa do Fogo and Lombadas

    Ribiera Grande The road at the coast of the island is quite flat. So it was easy to ride and enjoy the view to our next place Ribiera Grande. In Ribiera Grande we had a house that was small, but it was one of the better houses we had. We stayed here for six nights before we went on. Lombadas In that time we visit a few places that were in the middle of the island, ofcourse. We went to Lombadas at first, which was a very hard climb. But in the end we arrived at a nice valley where we could rest for a while and enjoy the scenery.…