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.
Europe Tour 3
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[…]
So we ended up in Bern, Switzerland at the end of our Balkan motorcycle tour because we had to replace our passports that we lost on our way from Italy into Switzerland. After about 2 hours at the US Embassy, we had our temporary passports in hand and decided to[…]
Lost passports are an international traveler’s worst nightmare. It happened to us…here’s what we did.
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.
Rustic Food – Durmitor Meals After driving a long day from Kotor to Pluzine and through Durmitor National Park, we reached the town of Zabljak. We checked in to the Hotel Soa, a nice hotel with small rooms, and started off on our search for a good meal. We selected[…]
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[…]