Hidden Circle

While staying on the beach of Borsh, a very nice beach by the way and -so they say- with 7km the longest on the Albanian Riviera, I had to go for a bike ride. Borsh is also one of the least developed areas along the Riviera and in general that … Read more

Montenegro

We visited the Durmitor national park, saw the black lake from above. Also discovered the Nevidio Canyon, visited the Ostrog monastery, Kotor with the od town walls and heritage from Venetian times and earlier. Saw the Rijeka river bends and generally were surpised by the diverse and ever changing landscape.

Around Šljemena

Today it was time for a spin on the mountain bike. So I took mapsource and tried to plot a nice roundcourse of about 30kms. It worked out just fine today. We are camping near the river, so we are on the lowest point, which means that the ride starts … Read more

Croatia

We went quickly from Italy to Croatia and skipped Slovenia. Close to Slovenia, there are still lush green mountains and cold nights, but as we went South, that quickly changed. We are following the coastal road, the D8, to Montenegro. Because it is a problem to enter or get out … Read more

How to climb Sv. Ivan

…walking, as it turn out. but let’s start at the beginning. So, we are in Croatia, Žuljana, on the Pelješac peninsula. There are some nice beaches here but, anybody who knows me a bit: all day on the beach is a bit boring. So better take the bike for an … Read more

Lokvarsko Jezero

This mtb track has it all. Well, perhaps no rock gardens, but these can be substituted for root gardens. this place is not far from Krk. If you happen to be in the area and like MTB, I definitely suggest to do this round trip. Altitude gain is about 600 … Read more

Fimberpass

So I finally had my chance to ride this Alp crossing. It is situated on the border of Switzerland and Austria, close to Samnaun. My starting point was the camping of Strada (CH). This camping has been around for many years, and now it has new owners, who made some … Read more