Balkans 2016 – Day 78 : Singen to Waldshut, Germany

It feels surreal that I am at the end of my incredible tour. It’s seems like 78 Days just went in a flash. Today I plan to ride to Waldshut which is on the Rhine and just across from Switzerland. In fact I will be in and out of Switzerland and Germany the whole day long. 

I had an fantastic and comfortable stay at Ingo’s parents place in Singen. I had breakfast with Hiedi and Winfried and push off at around 9am. The weather is foggy like yesterday. It was not as cold though so it’s a good thing. 

The landscape and scenery was more or less the same. Some small towns and country farm lands. However, the falls at Rheinfall was spectacular even in fog. I imagine it to be even more spectacular when you can see it fully. 

The mapped ride via Google states 62KM but in the end I think I cycled around 75KM. I managed to get a great deal at a guest house in Waldshut so I was not in a hurry. In the end I arrive at the guest house at around 2:45 pm. 

After checking in I cycled to the city to buy some grocery for dinner. Did some planning for tomorrow’s ride to Basel. Just one more sleep before my last day of the tour.  I had a blast and a wonderful experience and a fantastic time. Looking forward to be see my family in Basel. 

Total Distance : 3,960KM

Family photo with cycling enthusiast neighbour Gunther.
Ingo ‘s parents Heidi and Winfried
Thankfully many sections have deducated cycling lanes
Another foggy day out
more fog
School kids out for an adventure
Hello Switzerland
I am getting closer
The famous Rheinfall but too foggy to see much
The fog cleared and sun came out around 1 pm.
Photo opp with the sun

Author: krankster

I am an avid cyclist that loves mountain biking, bike commuting and most of all bicycle touring. I am a freelance leadership coach and hope to inspire others through my cycling adventures.

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