Monthly Archives: July 2019

Ukraine, Odessa, 28 – 31 July 2019

The ride from Kiev to Odessa was in fine and warm weather, 4 lanes all the way, rough in parts but easy to maintain 110 kph. 487 km in 5:20 hrs with 2 fuel stops. This is the end of … Continue reading

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Ukraine, Kiev, 25 – 27 July 2019

Kiev is know for its Street Art / Murals, these are commissioned works by professional artists. This is the Walking Tour I followed.   St.Sophia’s Cathedral The National Museum, St.Andrew’s, St.Michael’s, Friendship Arch, Kiev Pechersk Lavra Kiev’s subway stations are … Continue reading

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Ukraine, Chernobyl, 24 July 2019

I went on a tour to Chernobyl, the site of the worst Nuclear disaster in history. Thousands finished up dying due to the radiation spread by the Reactor explosion. The scariest thing about radiation is that you don’t feel any … Continue reading

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Ukraine, Kiev, 21 – 23 July 2019

Lviv to Kiev – the first 300 km the roads varied from 2 to 4 lane with some rough patches and the last 200 was a good 4 lane road, stopped for fuel twice, one black cloud decided to rain … Continue reading

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Ukraine, Lviv, 19 – 21 July 2019

Jankowice, Poland to Lviv, Ukraine – First I had to get a visa to Ukraine. I applied for an eVisa on 1 July 2019, this involved uploading copies of my passport photo page, health insurance, bank statement and my hotel … Continue reading

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Poland, Krakow and Jankowice, 12 – 18 July 2019

Leipzig to Krakow  – all on the freeway, on and off drizzle very annoying, long queues at roadworks annoying which I got around by riding down the emergency lane. No holdups crossing the border into Poland just rode straight through, … Continue reading

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Germany, Leipzig, 09 – 11 July 2019

Veghel to Leipzig, through a densely populated part of Germany. A cold ride at 17c with the occasional drizzle and when I got into Leipzig there were roadworks blocking my path so I had to find a way around them, … Continue reading

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Netherlands, Veghel, 28 June – 08 July 2019

I rode from Edinburgh to Harwich on Friday, 7:50 hrs in fine and cold weather, spent the night there then caught the morning ferry on Saturday to Hook of Holland 7:00 hrs, lots of bikes on the ferry all heading … Continue reading

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