02 septembre 2008

Duboka, Croatia or how providence stroke again in this tiny village

It is grand time to tell you the end of our journey. I have reached France by the end of July as planned but haven’t written anything consistent since our stop in Montenegro, so let’s go back in time a little… After the 2-day stop in Budva (The ‘French Riviera of Montenegro’) we spent a night in what seemed to be the garden of an abandoned mansion by the unique Fjord of Montenegro. Waking up surrounded by mountains and taking a swim in the warm waters of the Adriatic sea was a nice way to start the day that was going to take us... [Lire la suite]
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02 septembre 2008

Reaching France...

We left Duboka and our new friends Martin and Gunni (see previous post) with a little pinch in the heart after their great welcome and hospitality. We were happy the bike was working again - but for how long? Would it hold to Montpellier? I was indeed quite anxious as the noise made by the valves coupled with the mysterious noise inside the engine was very strong. I couldn’t ride above 60-65 km/h because of it. Our decision was to ride again and ride non-stop to Franceor as far as my engine would let us go… The good thing about these... [Lire la suite]
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