Monthly Archives: August 2016

Україна не тільки крашанки !


Ukraine is not only Easter eggs!

Today it is cool and cloudy, but not raining. We set off from K-moto about 11 for the 90 km to the Ukraine border.

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The first step was to get in the long line of cars to exit Slovakia.… Read the rest

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Always look for the silver lining!


Today in Romania we are going to ride north and east to the Bicaz gorge between Gheorgheni and Bicaz and then north thru Borca to Vatra Dornei. This will get us north and east towards Moldova…..

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The road surface today was mostly pretty bad.… Read the rest

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After a good night sleep in Transylvania with some well deserved air con we were on the road early as we wanted to make some miles to get into the Carpathian foothills. Our destination is Oravita only 110 km away, but of course we made a 360 loop out of it to get to and ride along the Danube.… Read the rest

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Goulash and Vampires?


Also as predicted it was a beautiful sunny day when we awoke today in Budapest. The plan today is to head 27 km south west to the moto24 shop where thanks to Dirk we had arranged for oil changes with just 1 days notice.… Read the rest

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Human Fish, Buda, and Pest!


From Vienna we were on a bit of a mission to make it to the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana for Friday afternoon since our friends there had taken the day off to show us around. This meant another boring 4 hours on the toll / vignette highway to the south and then west.… Read the rest

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Mozart balls and Wienerschnitzel!


We woke up to a nice sunny day in Zell an See and since we only had an hour and a half drive to Salzburg we planned a loop out into the Austrian hills.

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This was thru picturesque Austrian villages, past several lakes, and thru the mountains.… Read the rest

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Does Venice really smell and is there Gloss at Glockner?

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Arriving back to Venice it was like Christmas in July as we had a special delivery from Bumot Motorcycle luggage in Bulgaria! Finally got to put our rather large collection of stickers on too! So stoked to have the newest luggage system from Bumot!… Read the rest

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