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Always look for the silver lining!

Always look for the silver lining!

Today in Romania we are going to ride north and east to the Bicaz gorge between Gheorgheni and Bicaz and then north thru Borca to Vatra Dornei. This will get us north and east towards Moldova….. The road surface today was mostly pretty bad. Along the route there...
Goulash and Vampires?

Goulash and Vampires?

Also as predicted it was a beautiful sunny day when we awoke today in Budapest. The plan today is to head 27 km south west to the moto24 shop where thanks to Dirk we had arranged for oil changes with just 1 days notice. We arrived at 9 and they were ready and waiting...
Setting up camp in Romania

Setting up camp in Romania

We’re now 2 weeks in Romania and we stay here for a while longer. Time to set up camp. Note: We hung the tarp on the side, since that’s where we received a wifi-connection 🙂 Failed plan In a previous post we explained that we decided upon Romania as our first...
It’s all Greek to me!

It’s all Greek to me!

Now were are off to the country where civilization began. You drive up to the passport control of Albania, where they want your passport and bike title. Here they stamp your passport and cancel the computer TVIP. Next there is a short drive to the Greek passport...
Albania

Albania

Now we are on our way to ALBANIA! Wow we never thought we would say that when we were kids. We needed to make a stop to stock up on supplies for the ferry. The boat leaves at 10 pm, but the check in closes at 7 (actually 9, but on line it says 7). We arrived at 615 to...
Diesel pest: Dealing with diesel contamination

Diesel pest: Dealing with diesel contamination

We’re finally on our way to Romania. But before we left we first addressed our diesel contamination issue: “diesel-pest” – fuel residue. Diesel pest is a natural micro-organism in conventional diesel, which propagates immensely in the diesel system (tank, filters, …)...
Our next destination: Romania

Our next destination: Romania

We don’t think any of you would have guessed we would start our adventure by driving to Romania. Nor would we have guessed this a few months ago. We have already been to Black Sea-area , so why would we return when there is still so much more to explore in...
Slovakia

Slovakia

8/2014 All though we drove through it all, Slovakia for us was just one overnight  stay in  the capital Bratislava during our overland trip from Europe to Australia in 2014. Overwhelmed from it’s neighbour Czech Republic this small country does not fall back in...
Romania

Romania

8/2014 Romania was in my travel plans for quite a while but I had never been there until a couple of weeks ago, when Rochelle and I rolled Voukefalas to the Hungary-Romania border. As we crossed the border and we were officially stamped in Romania, we had a pleasant...
Czech Republic

Czech Republic

8-2014 We have left you waiting for a while but the places and the experiences are more than exciting and things happen much faster so please excuse our delay. Entering the Czech Republic was pretty straight forward and Český Krumlov, our first destination, was...
Mud, mud everywhere.

Mud, mud everywhere.

This ended up being a very short trail run, since it was a short trail run there are not much information I can share but I have a few images. Mudding is fun, I think most people that are in to 4×4 agrees with that (even tho some don’t dare to admit it) There are...
This weeks offroad adventure.

This weeks offroad adventure.

I have tried to offroad once a week, this gives me some time to get away from everything. Just focus on the ‘now’. This weeks offroad adventure brought me to a mountains close to the town of Crustenice. This trip was a lot of up and down, lots of hilltops...
Friday exploring with Jumbo

Friday exploring with Jumbo

Last week when i was exploring the area west of Prague was a blast. This time i set out to anther area to the west of Prague, even a bit closer to the city. Usually i don’t prepare much before setting out. I use the “HERE” app from Nokia for...
Vítejte v České republice!

Vítejte v České republice!

Voor we in Tsjechië aankomen, zien we de restanten van een grensovergang. Het is apart om weer terug te zijn in een voormalig Oostblokland. Het is een mooie route langs de rivier de Elbe. Het water staat erg laag en het weer is mistig.De bouwstijl van de huizen is...