• Day13

    Basel (CH)

    July 20, 2017 in Switzerland ⋅ ⛅ 22 °C

    The start of today's route followed a wooded canal cycle path almost dead straight for 50 km (144 km in total today). Somewhere on route I crossed another border, now in Switzerland.

    Basel - a drop of Germany, a pinch of France and a splash of Switzerland !

    Two new learnings today. Fun pastime is to take your kit, stuff it into a drybag, and then drift downstream using the bag for buoyancy for as far as want.

    The other, a non-motorised passenger ferry. The bow of the boat is attached to an aerial cable across the river. Pointing upstream steer across the river using the current as propulsion.
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