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Venice to Dubrovnik – 6th to 24th Oct 2016

Venice to Dubrovnik – 6th to 24th Oct 2016

Thursday 6th October Punta Sabbioni to La Salute di Livenza Distance: 66.19 km Average: 14.01 kmh Top Speed: 30.88 kmh Total Distance: 8557.26 km We had quite a bit of rain last night but the tent was lovely and snug. We wanted to get the Venice blog and photos uploaded and the bikes cleaned so it was a bit of a late start. Nearly 12pm in fact. We needed to retrace our steps to Jesolo so nothing new to report…

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Venice – 3rd to 5th Oct 16 2016

Venice – 3rd to 5th Oct 16 2016

  Monday 3rd October   We’ve had the most fantastic experience getting to Venice and today we’re off to explore. Neither of us have been here before so we’re very excited. We’re on a camping site in Punta Sabbioni and from here it’s a 40 minute boat ride to the city. Our neighbours are from near Konstanz and are fascinated by our cycling adventures and kindly give us a citronella coil because the mossies are horrendous. No bikes are allowed…

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Munich to Venice – 19th Sept to 2nd Oct 2016

Munich to Venice – 19th Sept to 2nd Oct 2016

  Later we take a detour to Longarone. Here there is a large dam in a side valley and in 1963, shortly after its completion an enormous landslide came away from Mount Toc and dropped into the newly formed lake. The resultant wave caused 50 million cubic meters of water to overflow the dam. This surge ran down the valley and obliterated the villages below, Longarone was the worst hit. Nearly 2000 people died and we visited the memorial cemetery…

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