Category: Microadventures

A winter cycling trip from Roosendaal to Tilburg

Day one Temperature today is about zero degrees Celsius as we leave for the train to Roosendaal and the short ride to Barendrecht station almost convinces me to turn around and enjoy the warmth of our house. Almost… Enjoying the morning sun in a cold Noord-Brabant forest About an hour later we leave Roosendaal train station and follow our GPS route out of the city. There are not a lot of recreational cyclists on the road and certainly none with camping gear! We soon find quiet farm roads and zigzag our way through this part of the Netherlands. We...

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Riding in the Achterhoek

“So, what’s in the Achterhoek?”
“I don’t know, I’ve never been there. Maybe we should check it out.”
“Sure, why not?”

A two hour drive later we find ourselves in Aalten, a village in the East of the Netherlands. We park the van and ride to a local farmers campsite, where we put up the tent and have ourselves a snack.

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