samedi 8 juin 2013

Biking south east of Paris


Last week we took a 33km bike ride along the Seine south of Paris, and this week we had a shorter 15km stroll through Bois de Vincennes.

Today it was about 27°C/81°F.  Feels like summer already.  This is welcome after an extended winter this year.  In a couple of weeks, it will be officially summer!

The path we took to Choisy-le-Roi/Orly
Viewing the bridge over the Seine river, near Maisons-Alfort
The path we took to Bois de Vincennes
At the Vincennes castle

When we were on avenue Daumesnil, I recognized the road from a video we had taken back in 2006.  We redid the same video today, and the two videos, 7 years apart, can be seen side-by-side:

The photo galleries from last weekend and this weekend are here:
Last weekend: to Choisy-le-roi
This weekend: Bois de Vincennes.

2 commentaires:

  1. Hi, Carmen:
    I see you go on riding. Terrific.
    I miss these bike lanes. Here I must contend with traffic all the time.
    In Cantabria I have a very bad month of May, cold and rainy, but I still manage to take Mayi's bike and go around a few times. They have some nice bike roads there.
    You are really nice in that picture.
    Keep well, sweetie.
    Love you.
    Papa

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    1. What about taking some quieter streets? Juanita looks like a good alternative to Gladstone, for example. And Bennett might be quieter than Foothill (even though Foothill has a bike lane).

      How about this route? http://goo.gl/maps/wQTQH It's similar to the route you currently take, but on some smaller streets.


      There are lots of small streets in Glendora. You should be able to find a similar route if you don't like this one :)

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