Category: Europe

Technical problems and a new country

Balkans Cycling Trip, Day 9 We follow rivers all day and enter Montenegro. Some serious technical problems make us a little worried and then it seems impossible to find a suitable place for camping in the narrow valley. But in the end we can enjoy the hospitality (and strawberries) of a Montenegrin family. 14 July…

By teveve July 17, 2017 0

Donkeys and lots of rakiya

Balkans cycling trip, Day 7 A relaxed day with new friends, both human and non-human, and lots of rakiya. Just for the taste of it. 12 July 2017: Chilling out in Tatinac village Distance: 17 km Total distance: 420 km The churchyard was quiet and we knew we only had to cycle a few kilometres…

By teveve July 16, 2017 1

Uphill struggle and proper beds

Balkans cyling trip, Day 5 10 July 2017: Gornja Vranjska – Valjevo Distance: 62 km Total distance: 315 km We slept surprisingly well by the cornfield though we were a bit afraid that we’d be woken up by a tractor in the morning. That didn’t happen but just as I was standing outside the tent…

By teveve July 12, 2017 0

Burst tyre and hospitality

Balkans cycling trip, Day 1 6th July 2017: Szeged – Ada An average family of three from Hungary, we have the ambitious plan to get from the south of Hungary to Greece only by bicycle. It will be around 1700 km (more than 1000 miles). The first day starts loudly but then we cross the…

By teveve July 6, 2017 0