Monthly Archives: August 2013

Slovakia, Bratislava, 25-29 August 2013

It took an hour to get out of Budapest due to roadworks being on a bike I managed to bypass some of it, short ride on the freeway after that to Bratislava, the border was a non-event, slow down and … Continue reading

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Hungary, Budapest, 23-24 August 2013

I spent the next couple of days wandering the city following the self guided walking tours, public transport is frequent and goes everywhere.

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Hungary, Budapest, 21-22 August 2013

Budapest population 3.3 million, this is a big tourist destination and tourism is well organised. This website has lots of information and pdf’s of self guided walking tours which I downloaded onto my phone and in conjunction with Nokia maps … Continue reading

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Hungary, Bucharest to Deva to Budapest, 19-20 August 2013

I left Bucharest early at 0730 and it still took 30 min to get onto the freeway which lasted about 100 km. After that a 2 lane road through hills and mountains with many towns and villages and a lot … Continue reading

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Romania, Bucharest, 14-18 August 2013

The ride from Sofia to Bucharest had some mountains at first then farmland. The Danube is the border between Bulgaria and Romania and I crossed over at Ruse, cars pay a E2 Bridge toll but bikes are free, the river … Continue reading

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Bulgaria, Sofia, 9-13 August 2013

Sofia, population 1.3 million, altitude 560m, currency is the Leva, everything in this place is in Cyrillic which is Greek to me hahaha. Even Two and a Half Men is dubbed in Bulgarian, how can you dub Charlie and Alan … Continue reading

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Bulgaria, Athens to Katerini to Sofia, 8-9 August 2013

Athens to Katerini mainly a freeway along the coast with a few hills and tunnels thrown in, 9 toll stops E14, a real nuisance having to stop take gloves off dig the money out of my pocket put the change back, … Continue reading

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