Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

From North Cape to Gibraltar
The idea
Why bike touring? Introduced to travelling and the outdoors by my parents on our family’s traditional hill walking and Nordic skiing holidays, I’ve complemented these family outings with outdoorsy summer camps throughout Europe. At the...
Blog
                        My first travel experiences I shared in hand written letters. Later I switched to typing and printing extensive travel reports, which my parents...
About me
  Little Red Riding Hood – that’s me. Ina, a dynamic German, 5’3” “miniature” cycling enthusiast, usually clad in a red hooded jacket, whirling my beloved Stevens bike. I love the outdoors. Cycling on narrow,...

Latest Adventures

Up on “Stac Polly”
Up on “Stac Polly”
As next day promised to be a bright, cloudless day, with temperatures in their high twenties it would be a perfect day to spend at...
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Mastering Assynt
Mastering Assynt
After last two days' ordeal, I put in a rest day at Lochinver, which turned out to be a very sensible idea as it continued...
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Stomaching Assynt
Stomaching Assynt
From Durness I headed south. After that fierce west wind during the last days, I believed, I would have it easier from now on. How...
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NC500 – road to paradise or highway to hell?
NC500 – road to paradise or highway to hell?
Next day I was on the road again, now in the opposite direction. While cycling along the coastal edges to the west, I was inevitably...
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John O’Groats – off to Britain’s far north
John O’Groats – off to Britain’s far north
After wonderful days in Aberdeen, me and my bike boarded the train to Thurso, a tranquil little town at the Scottish northern coast. I used...
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Adorable Aberdeen – a stroll around the Grey City
Adorable Aberdeen – a stroll around the Grey City
I completed Norway. Almost two months and about 1500 km lay behind me. Although some of the days had just been dragging on, time had...
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A hike around Bergen – from Ulriken to Floyen
A hike around Bergen – from Ulriken to Floyen
Bergen's close vicinity to nature makes it a wonderful starting point for hiking trips. I decided to walk the popular but very scenic hike from...
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Bergen between Hanseatic heritage and modern art
Bergen between Hanseatic heritage and modern art
After the relative solitary and tranquility of Norway's country side, I felt slightly overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle of Bergen. The express boat disembarked...
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On my last legs – to Bergen
On my last legs – to Bergen
My last two cycle legs had been marked by two traits: their brevity and soddenness! I had left my lovely apartment in Ålesund around afternoon...
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