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September 27th, 2010 | Bosnia

Bosnia and a Change of Plan…

Just before leaving the Villa Amigo, I discovered and interesting bit of info about the place… Legend has it that King Arthur, he of “Round Table” fame, is buried here in the Church of St. Martin…!! You might remember from the movie, that he did a bit of “wet work” for the Romans in the […]

September 27th, 2010 | Bosnia

Exit Croatia, enter Bosnia…!!

Still riding…. But no longer alone…!! I’ve hooked up with a fellow GS rider, William Hoover of the U.S. of A. … He  is riding from Barcelona to the southern coast of Turkey… As mad a hatter as the last American I rode with, Allan Karl… We  met on the coastal road in Croatia this […]

September 26th, 2010 | Croatia

“Down” in Dalmatia…

Back at the hotel, I collected my “laguage”, paid my bill and prepared to ride out of Pula… It was already 11.00am, and I do not enjoy making such a late start to the day… I decided to skip riding along the coast, and headed for the highway instead… The A8 ran up the centre […]

September 24th, 2010 | Croatia

The Pula Arena…

Before leaving Pula, I took a short walk to see the Pula Arena, the ancient Roman Amphitheatre just a few minutes away from the Riviera Hotel… In recent days, I felt a very strong urge to get my ride through Europe completed as soon as was possible… I am not quite sure why this is… […]

September 23rd, 2010 | Croatia

Pushing to Pula…

I left the Villa Minka and headed for the Italian border at Ratece… The weather had closed in again, and all through the farmlands of northern Slovenia, mist hung low over the road… The ride up towards the Austrian border was a good one, winding though flat farmland, and then beginning to climb up towards […]

September 23rd, 2010 | Croatia

Who would have thunk it…??

Today we entered Italy and rode through the Eastern part of the Dolomite Mountains… It was a celebration of sorts…!! This is the 50th country we have ridden in since we kicked off 208 days ago…!! I think I’ll just go off and pinch myself a few times…!! Go have a beer on us…!! We’ll […]