17 juillet 2008

Velingrad, Providence, Martin and the Biker priest!

Dear all, as told in the previous post we have been going through a few adventures since our stay in Istanbul...who would have guessed that after reaching Europe so many exciting things would have happened to us?We left quietly Istanbul to enter the lovely country of Bulgaria in which I already stopped for a couple of days in 2004 and had a very good memory of its landscapes and people! The country was cheap, especially beer and greassy food (what can supertramp bikers like us expect more that these 2 basic ingredients leading to... [Lire la suite]
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17 juillet 2008

Albania crossing : Where are the roads???

After Velingrad our plan was to reach the Adriatic going through Macedonia and Albania. Reaching the Macedonian border, we decided to take another route (through Greece and then Albania) because the customs officers declared to us that the insurance cost was going to be 50 EUR per bike!!! Too much for less than 24 hours we thought...sniff! Macedonia will be for next time! It took us 3 days (and 3 nights of wild camping) to cross the north of Greece and Albania in order to reach Montenegro... Albanian mountains are amazing and the... [Lire la suite]
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