Monthly Archives: June 2011

Ruse (June 20th – 22nd)

Right now I am in Ruse, Bulgaria’s 5th largest city where I have been staying at the lovely and very accomodating English Guest House the last few nights.   Yesterday I did a whole bunch of stuff I’ve been meaning … Continue reading

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Cheeky Cheeky! (June 16th – 20th)

Romania: famed for intergalactic smash-megahit Dragostea din tei, the ever entertaining Cheeky Girls, and…  …and…   wait there… no, I think that’s it. (been waiting to write that for months…) After the beauty of the gorge it was 4 very samey … Continue reading

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Iron Gates Danube Gorge (June 15th/16th)

So now I was in the Iron Gates National park. I didn’t end up leaving the hotel until around 12. After a fat breakfast at the hotel I put down about 80Km or so that day. The temperature felt like … Continue reading

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Werewolf Eyes (June 14th)

For once leaving a big city was quick and easy. I zipped along a few main roads, over a bridge and before I knew it I was back on the Danube cycle path. I had an unintentional  1.5hour siesta which … Continue reading

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Belgrade (June 9th – 13th)

About 40km down the river from Backa Palanka I cycled through Novi Sad and past a huge fortress – home of Exit Festival. Frustratingly someone sent me the wrong way. I double checked with her before pedalling off ‘Are you … Continue reading

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Croatia/Serbia (June 7th & 8th)

Traveling through Croatia I had some really pleasant exchanges with people and everyone seemed really friendly. Other than that it was touch dull. On the up side this small detour would mean would mean I would be in Belgrade at … Continue reading

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Welcome to Croatia

Using the new map I had been given by the French couple, I made my way out of Mohacs. I tried taking a shortcut sticking to a ridge running parallel to the river bank. It was all going well, until … Continue reading

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Four becomes one

I had a lot of fun with the other solo cycle tourers I met. It’s much more fun hanging out in a capital city with a crew of people rather than traipsing the streets by yourself. We left on Saturday. … Continue reading

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Hot Source (June 3rd)

Whilst researching this trip I came this story. The article is time-stamped for 2009, so i thought the passage of 2 years would give ministers enough time to get it together to get this place opened. The morning before we … Continue reading

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Find The Others (May 31st – June 2nd)

I rolled out of Vienna Monday morning. It took a while to get out of the city. I spent a short while tinkering with my gears which had been jumping up and down a bit. As I was doing this, … Continue reading

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