Cycling through the heart of Europe – Cadence Cycling

Cycling through the heart of Europe – Cadence Cycling

In this story for Cadence I cycle along the Danube river through Germany and Austria.

 

For the Romans it marked the northernmost boundary of their empire, while for the Ottomans it grew into a vital means of trade between the extremities of their rule. Today the river is no less important to a modern, bustling continent.

 

As I cruised along its smoothly paved, wide and inviting towpath on the stretch south beyond Passau, I marvelled at huge container ships from as far afield as Turkey and Greece, traversing this watery highway.

 

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Date

October 20, 2015

Category

Words