I'd consider myself an avid cyclist. This is my 3rd cycle tour and the 1st time I've booked through Exodus. The route selected for the trip allowed us to cycle through some beautiful countryside and see some stunning scenery!! I loved the opportunity to cycle through 3 different countries. I was suprised and pleased to see so many nice, paved bicyle paths for us to cycle across.I will say that we struggled, almost daily, to follow the route directions given to us. Some of the directions were more vague than I would have like. The very first day we cycled, it took us almost 20 minutes to find the streets that were named in the route guide, in order for us to get out of the plaza. In all fairness, there was some construction in the plaza that might not have been there when the directions were written, but unfortunately, we experienced this same frustration almost daily. It seemed to be worse when leaving town. After we got out of town, things were better. The tour company had posted their "orange arrow" along the route to let us know we were going in the right direction. I SO appreciated seeing those and wish there were more. The hotels booked for us along the way were very disappointing! They were at best, in my opinion, 2-3 star hotels. For the most part, they were clean, but very old, offered little in the way of ammenties, and were not in prime locations. The last hotel we were booked in, Hotel Pical, didn't even have air conditioning. After cycling for 6 days in 95 degree weather, this was a HUGE disappointment. We stayed in a couple of beach villages. I would have LOVED to have been booked in a hotel on the beach, rather than in a quiet corner of town.