• 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

    Up and Over

    We left Sete Cidades after spending three days in the caldeira. The wind was pretty strong and during the nights we had the feeling our little cabin would be blown apart. Luckily for us when it was time to bike again the wind was quiet once again. We climbed out of the caldeira and went pretty much downhill along the coast towards our next destination, where we would spend two nights in a small house next to an old windmill. The scenery along the way was great and we took our time to soak it all in. The single day we were in the old mill house, we did not…