June 19th, 2019 / (90km/56mi) Again a 7am start. It’s a bit above 20°C outside and completely overcast. But no rain. And I guess it’ll stay that way today (it does actually). We leave Stafford on heavy traffic roads and finally make it to the turn off a major road to a military base which […]Read more "Day 53 / Stafford, VA to Washington, D.C."
June 18th. 2019 / (121km/75mi, 880hm) We start at 7am today to avoid the heat of the afternoon a bit and avoid to be caught by a thunderstorm that may be possible in the afternoon. The GPS app first leads us into a direction where there is no thru road at all, then it gets […]Read more "Day 52 / Tappahannock, VA to Stafford, VA"
June 17th, 2019 / (105km/64mi) We start shortly after 7am today, but the first stop is only half a mile away at a supermarket to restock for today. Our supplies have been emptied completely over the past days. We take advantage of a Starbucks within the Supermarket, so it’s almost 8am when we really get […]Read more "Day 51 / Williamsburg, VA to Tappahannock, VA"
June 16th, 2019 / (107km/64mi) We leave relatively late this morning – 9am almost – and when we get outside it’s already hot and muggy. That’ll stick with us for the next few days according to the forecast. Need to start earlier tomorrow – note to self. Since we’re not 100% sure whether Google Maps […]Read more "Day 50 / Chesapeake, VA to Williamsburg, VA"
June 15th, 2019 / (121km/75mi) Killing a day today. Heading south first, then continuing east and finally going back north again: Riding a huge circle around the Dismal Swamp Wildlife Preserve/State Park. Without even really seeing the swamp once. Don’t ask why we did this… From tomorrow on we’re heading back north towards NYC. This […]Read more "Day 49 / Suffolk, VA to Chesapeake, VA"
June 14th, 2019 / (86km/54mi) We start after breakfast at around 8:30am and slowly make our way back out of Williamsburg, reversing the route almost that we took to get in. We’re heading South today on a three day circular detour before we will head North towards Washington, D.C., next week. In Jamestown we take […]Read more "Day 48 / Williamsburg, VA to Suffolk, VA"
June 13th, 2019 / (42km/21mi) Getting up late today. So late that we don’t even make it to the – admittedly always sparse – breakfast at our motel. So we decide to walk to the nearby Ihop and get some sunny-side-ups with bacon and hashbrowns instead. The sky is grey today, but it’s still quite […]Read more "Day 47 / Williamsburg, VA to Yorktown, VA (and back)"
June 12th, 2019 / (164km/104mi) We start at 7:30am today and our first stop is a Walmart nearby to restock on fruit and sweets. For whatever stupid reason I forget my backpack outside Walmart and recognize it 10 minutes later. Don’t know how that happened, but I took it off to stow away our groceries […]Read more "Day 46 / Ashland, VA to Williamsburg, VA (plus roundtrip to Yorktown, VA)"
June 11th, 2019 / (135km/84mi) When we wake up from the alarm clock at 5:30am and I look outside, the sky is clear, the sun is up and it promises to be a perfect day. We get up and into the bathroom one after the other, pack our remaining stuff and by 7am are back […]Read more "Day 45 / Charlottesville, VA to Ashland, VA"
June 10th, 2019 / (0km/0mi) We wake up late – Tim is super tired from we don’t know what exactly, actually. Perhaps late jet lag kicking in. We have to return the pickup at the rental car spot by 11am. Weather is a mixed thing: overcast, light rain, nothing serious. But we’re so late by […]Read more "Day 44 / Charlottesville, VA"