Got up about 8 and had breakfast in Premiere Classe. Cycled in normal clothes to Strasbourg main station to try to book a train from Frankfurt to Venlo. The booking clerk explained that could sell me a ticket, but couldn't book a bike space. He suggested booking at Kehl station, just 10km away across the Rhine in Germany. So I went there, but the booking office was closed as it was Sunday and Kehl is quite a small place. I had a spot of lunch in the station caf...
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The 'hotel' in Basel was unstaffed, so after making my own breakfast and packing up, I dropped my key in the letter box and left. Very soon I was in France (Basel airport is in France!), and following the D468 most of the way as decided yesterday using Google Maps on my iPod Touch. (I had failed to load the maps for this area on my Garmin - Doh!) I stopped for lunch in a nice little restaurant in Marckolsheim. It was a lovely sunny day again, and the colourful ...