As we left our Swiss family, we headed out of Flims toward Ancona to catch our ferry over the Lukmanier Pass, also known as Ospizio del Lucomagno if you’re Italian. On the boarder everything has both Italian and German names – great if you speak one of the two languages[…]
TwoUpRiders headed Southeast through Greece and Turkey. We started our trip from Milan where we last left the motorcycle. We were nervous, because we heard driving is crazy in Greece and even crazier in Turkey, but excited for this next adventure. Is it really an adventure if there isn’t a[…]
7 highlights from our 32 day motorcycle tour through the Balkans. We traveled from Italy thru Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania, Macedonia and ended in Switzerland.
Being half Swiss, and having Swiss citizenship, I feel a deep connection to Switzerland and consider it a second home. While raised in America, I have been fortunate to spend a lot of time in Switzerland throughout my life. There was a period of almost 10 years when I was[…]
World Famous Mosaics of Heraclea Lyncestis in Bitola There are some places you read about that you just never think you’ll see in your lifetime. Some that are really cool but seem so far out of the way that getting there seems like a daunting task. That’s the way we[…]
Balkan Mountain Passes As we left the beautiful mountain riding of Montenegro, we headed out for…more mountain riding! The Balkan mountain passes in Kosovo, Macedonia, and Albania were a wonderful surprise. Most the roads were in excellent condition. For a good part of the riding it was just smooth sailing[…]
Durmitor National Park has some incredible raw beauty and an amazing landscape.
We found a few great things to do in Kotor and along the Bay.
The Balkan Motorbike Tour Continues On the fourth week of our Balkan Motorbike Tour through the Balkan Peninsula, we spent time touring two amazing but vastly different cities, Mostar along the Neretva River in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Dubrovnik along the coast of Croatia. Both were incredibly beautiful and enchanting, each in[…]
While the Old Town of Dubrovnik is special and incredibly inviting, the Dubrovnik City Walls that encircle this treasure are not to be missed. History of the Dubrovnik City Walls The Dubrovnik City Walls are nearly one and a quarter miles long and encircle most of the Dubrovnik Old Town.[…]