Category Archives: Maryland

Bike Patrol Along the C&O Canal

Something didn’t feel right about this group. There were perhaps eight adults, men and women, some carrying infants, some rolling large wheeled luggage behind them along the stone and dirt towpath. It was early afternoon and hot, the day of … Continue reading

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Summer Sojourns

My travels this summer all have been within the nearby region: the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia, the Jersey Shore, southern Pennsylvania, and western Maryland. Here are a few images I took along the way. The Shore and More Longwood … Continue reading

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From Home to Harpers Ferry (and Antietam) by Bicycle

I have taken many long-distance cycling trips since I became interested in bicycle travel. But I hadn’t done the one thing I’d really wanted to do all along: roll my bicycle out of my back yard in Bethesda, Maryland, and … Continue reading

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Different Strokes: 20 Bicycle Tours | # 3

Bike Overnights About a year ago, the Adventure Cycling Association introduced Bike Overnights, a blog featuring readers’ stories and photos about their own brief bicycle adventures. Adventure Cycling describes a bike overnight as “a short getaway by bike, involving at least one … Continue reading

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Different Strokes: 20 Bicycle Tours | # 2

Fully Supported Tours I took part in 10 fully supported tours over the past 13 years. They varied greatly in duration, numbers of riders, and the nature of the routes, but they also shared many similarities. On each tour, we stayed in … Continue reading

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