Year: 2013

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Bicycling in Provence: Can This Be Heaven?

Day 2 of my Sun-e-Bike adventure in Provence. We are on our way to the town of Saignon in the heart of the  Luberon along a route famed for its beautiful lavender fields.  We climb uphill for what seems like forever, but the climb is effortless on our electric bikes.  As we reach the top

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Cycling in Provence: Sun-e-Bike Day 1

Today was a perfect day  bicycling in the Luberon. I actually had a blast cycling on a Sun-e-Bike electric bike.  To be honest, it was as much or more fun as a day at Disney World, Provence style!  While I will be the first to say that electric bikes may not be for everyone, after

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Bicycling in Provence: From Vineyards to France’s Venice to the Luberon

The summer heat arrived several days ago, finally. It’s made for glorious days cycling, but it also zaps every bit of energy out of your body.  Last night, once again I fell asleep with my i-Pad on my lap, unable to finish a post about our stage from Chateauneuf du Pape to L’Isle-Sur-La-Sorgue.  I’ve decided

Bicycling in Sunny Provence: Chateauneuf du Pape

Gorgeous weather, gorgeous scenery and wines that make you weak.  First day in Provence, perfection. I am in a simple small hotel with a million dollar view looking out at the vineyards.  Wonderful cycling here but more rolling hills than we saw along the Canal du Midi. Here are some of my favorite photos from

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Bicycling The Canal du Midi: The Best Comes Last

By Maggie LaCoste So the last two nights I have fallen asleep working on my daily posts from the road. Both days were pretty hard riding and a bit stressful, but as each day before, were full of adventure and great stories. But today, my last on the Canal du Midi was such a special