Tagged: Bike

Three bike trails that unlock the beauty of the Niagara region

The Niagara peninsula of Canada has a large network of cycling trails that will keep you busy for days. In this post I have described three of my favourite trails which I have biked as part of a day-trips or in multi-day cycling itineraries.

Ruta de las Cascadas

Like most travellers typically do, I check a few adventure sport agencies to choose what activity I would prefer to do. Without much deliberations, I rent a bicycle for $5 a day from one of the bike stores and decide to embark upon an ambitious journey beginning in hills of Baños ending all the way to the Amazon basin some 62km east. Well, not quite ambitious, since this is a standard bicycling route called “Ruta de las Cascadas,” or route of the waterfalls

Toronto Tuesday 03.12: Streetcar and bike post

One of the crucial advantages of living in downtown Toronto is the fact that you are always around streetcars (trams) and bicycles. As you may know, I don’t have a car and therefore I am solely dependent either on public transit or on my bicycle. And I love them both dearly.

Cycling in Montréal

From my explore Canada travel series | Read other chapters – See photo gallery Interesting bike streets in Montréal I was in Montréal, Quebec a fortnight back and I found the city’s cycling infrastructure quite interesting. While four days are grossly insufficient to gauge the cycling culture of a city, it was quite evident that […]

Toronto Tuesday 01.21

Volume 1, Edition 21 ‘Toronto Tuesday‘ is a weekly photo feature about random stuff (landmarks, people, culture, seasons, etc.) in the city. My battery charger is dead so unfortunately I don’t have any current pictures. I’m posting these pictures from my bike trip earlier this spring. Bike Trail We took a GO train from downtown […]

Toronto Tuesday: 01.10

Volume 1, Edition 10 ‘Toronto Tuesday‘ is a weekly photo feature about random stuff (landmarks, people, culture, seasons, etc.) in the city. Bike Stands City of Toronto has a good infrastructure for cyclists. Off-street bicycle racks like these are present every few meters on most (if not all) sidewalks in downtown Toronto. Bike Racks. It […]

Toronto Tuesday: 01.05

Volume 1, Edition 5 ‘Toronto Tuesday’ is a weekly photo feature about random stuff (landmarks, people, culture, seasons, etc.) in my city. Where’s my bike? Student bikes at University residence. I always keep mine in my room! There was lot of snow earlier but last few days it has been bright and sunny between -20 […]

Cycling around the Sea of Galilee

This post is part of my Israel travel series Scrolls from the Holy Land: Travel stories | Photo gallery A 72km bike ride along the Sea of Galilee coast checking out prominent Biblical sites. 7:30, I start with the sunrise. Sea of Galilee Sea of Galilee (गॅलिले), slso known as Lake Kinneret (किनारेट), is the […]

Tiberias

This post is part of my Israel travel series Scrolls from the Holy Land: Travel stories | Photo gallery From the desert to the green belt. Tiberias (तिबेरीया / टायबेरीया) is a town about 180km north of Jerusalem. Located in the Lower Galilee region, Tiberias is a quiet, mid-size centre on the western shore of […]