My name is Anna, a member of the Tripsite team and an enthusiastic explorer. In July, I had an opportunity to bike the Icefields Parkway between Jasper and Canmore, on the Jasper to Banff Bike Tour. The equipment was top-notch, the group was extremely friendly, and the food was amazing, but the highlight of this trip was the unforgettable/breathtaking/absolutely magnificent scenery. The photos speak for themselves...
Getting there: Edmonton is the starting point. Being strategically located directly east of Jasper and connected by a major highway, Edmonton is the stopover for all adventure junkies and cyclists heading to the park.
The Anti-Cruise CruiseA bike and barge holiday is the polar opposite of a cruise ship vacation. While on a mega-sized ship, you see the world from the top down, high above the water and leagues from the shore. The luxury and size of the ship insulate you from your environment. It's rather like watching the world from a super-sized, super formatted, flat screen TV.On the beautiful Mosel River
Not so on a barge. A barge is so close to the water that you can almost reach down and touch it. Read More
A cycling and safari expericence in South Africa...What an opportunity I thought, to go on a bike trip that is a safari at the same time?
A real safari and I wasn’t disappointed at the end. It was so unique.
From cycling on quiet roads, through private orchards and staying inside Kruger Nat. Read More
Challenge: Bike around Lake Constance and Rhein Falls in twelve daysJerry suggested this cycle tour several years ago. My reaction, “not me.” On previous bike trips I was at the back of the pack. Once I reached the top of a hill, the group was on their way. “Get an ebike,” Elaine suggested. Lake Constance has history, grand scenery and is new territory. Water is my element. Read More