Monthly Archives: May 2011

Across Kosovo

We cycled across Kosovo from Albania to Macedonia. It was awesome. Did you know that – they are mostly ethnic Albanians? – Turkish is an official language? – tanks have different speed limits from the rest of us? Neither did … Continue reading

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Very Important Person

I forgot to say, I have a new basil plant, and his name is Peter (after famous Montenegran poet) Some questions for blog readers… a) Did Andrew or Kath write this post? b) Is blogging a basil plant over the … Continue reading

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Proud to be Albanian

Albania!  We only spent four days there but it was awesome.  Very different to be in a developing country all of a sudden.  Such cool people.  Heaps stopped what they were doing to talk to us (read: talk to Andrew … Continue reading

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4000km!

We crossed 4000km on a beautiful quiet road with a steady downhill through the mountains. Perfect! Montenegro is awesome. We earned the nice road though, having ridden up this the previous day: (The photo is of a postcard but the … Continue reading

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Cycling in Croatia

From Ancona we caught the ferry to Split, in Croatia. It was exciting because the whole point of this trip was to cycle round eastern Europe. Cycling in Spain, France, and Italy was great but was really just a fun … Continue reading

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Today we are leaving Italy by Kath

At an artichoke festival in Tuscany the other day I read a sign that said “Italy is like an artichoke, it must be peeled apart and tasted one expensive and tasty layer at time”.   This aptly describes our wonderful lardy … Continue reading

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Tu est ma petit poulet by Kath

The other week we cycled over the alps.  It was a bit of an adventure because it was a) snowing and b) illegal to cycle on the road over the pass we chose, the Col de la Maddalena/ Larche.  So … Continue reading

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