Austria: Bits and Pieces

Mike and I left Vienna fairly quickly as we are coming home earlier than originally planned this year.  We travelled very quickly …

Vienna – Just Gorgeous

Mike and I are really hoping/planning/expecting to be back in Vienna next year. We only made a couple of short trips into …

Around Linz

Mike and I are camping near Linz on our way to Vienna where we hope to pick up our new e-bikes.  We …

City of Mozart

Mozart is everywhere.  There are Mozart bridges, Mozart cycle routes, Mozart roads, Mozart buildings and much more.  If it isn’t Mozart, it’s …

Salzburg Area

We are back near a good-sized city for a change.  When we first got to this campground we biked into Salzburg and …

Most Spectacular Bike Path Ever

“Unexpected” best describes our first week in the northeast corner of Triglav National Park.  We came here to do quite a bit …

Ljubljana cont’d

We have just spent a couple of weeks exploring the area around two capital cities that we visited last year; Zagreb, Croatia …

Ljubljana

Mike and I love Ljubljana and the surrounding area. Ljubljana is a very attractive city.  The buildings and architecture, the pedestrian areas, …

Zagreb: Much better this year

Although we visited Zagreb on three different days last year, I really didn’t appreciate it as Zagreb was in the middle of …

Last Stop in Bosnia

Like much of the rest of Europe gasoline boat motors are not allowed in much of Bosnia.  Europeans are much more careful …

Sarajevo

Mike and I have just spent 10 hot days in Sarajevo.  Sarajevo has a strong Muslim culture.  It is interesting that in …

Hello Bosnia and Herzegovina

We are now visiting the country with the most unusual, strange and confusing political system in the world.  I wanted to discuss …

As We Leave Montenegro

As you know by now Mike and I did get our camper out of the tiny village of Virpazar at 8 PM …

The Durmitor Ring

The panoramic Durmitor Ring, what a spectacular route.   Montenegro’s Tourist Department has identified five “panoramic” routes throughout the country.  They are slowly …

Tivat & the Bay of Kotor

Montenegro has its own alternative version of the Creation myth. Apparently, when God was busy creating the world, he carried a large …

Beautiful Montenegro

Let me start by saying that Montenegro is mountains, sea, stunning fjords, medieval towns and walled cities and is just gorgeous.  While …

Dubrovnik, Pearl of the Adriatic

George Bernard Shaw, visiting Dubrovnik in 1929 said: “If you want to see heaven on earth, come to Dubrovnik.”   Lord Byron coined …

Close to the Edge

This short note was basically written by Mike.  I stole an e-mail that he wrote and have reproduced it almost verbatim.  Our …

Around Split Croatia

As always, Mike and I think that we can do more in a day than we actually can.  We recently visited the …

Krka National Park area

Croatia has quite a few national parks that Mike and I are enjoying visiting.  We have just spent five nights in the …

Island of Pag

Mike and I are staying next to the Island of Pag.  It is the 5th largest island in Croatia and it has …

Plitvice Lakes and Surrounding Area

Plitvice Lakes National Park The two most visited places in Croatia are the city of Dubrovnik and Plitvice Lakes National Park.  Mike …

Rijeka’s Carnival finale

Mike and I have just left Rijeka and Opatija a couple of days earlier than we wanted.  We lasted 9 days wild …

2019 Begins

I am afraid that there are no interesting historical facts or information about interesting towns in this entry.  This is just an …