Cycling the Berliner Mauerweg (Berlin Wall Path) has been on my To Do List for ages! I finally managed to complete the whole path in a single day and it was well worth it. Starting (and ending) in central Berlin, passing along waterways and along fields – the varied terrain and sights were fantastic. But also a reminder of how West Berlin was surrounded by a huge concrete wall and that many East Berliners risked their lives to cross that border.
Stage 54 of the Grand Tour de Öffentliche Verkehrsmittel took on 8 bus routes around the south western districts of Berlin. I was joined by Nick for the final time of this Grand Tour and he successfully completed all the bus routes but couldn’t make it home without incident! We saw a graceful grass snake swimming across the Teltow Canal and enjoyed some coffee and cake too.
Stage 13 of the Grand Tour de Öffentliche Verkehrsmittel had huge significance – it would be the first time the Grand Tour would pay tribute to Pi’s birth place in Mahlsdorf!
Stage 9 – the first of many > 100 km stages – of the Grand Tour de Öffentliche Verkehrsmittel toured the southern districts of Lichtenrade and Rudow.