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10/20/2013 – 108 days/11472 miles

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At a glance, an address from another country can sometimes be a little bit confusing, but it’s really been interesting to see how different the addresses in small villages can be.  For example, in Nemčičky, where I’m staying now, street names apparently are not necessary.  It’s a small enough place that everything just has a number.  And on top of…

10/16/2013 – 104 days/11433 miles

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Good news!  I just got word last night that my passport with an Indian visa arrived at my parents house.  So they’re shipping it to me today…should be here in two days!
I’ll probably still stick around here for a few more days before moving on.

This little working stint has been surprisingly refreshing, and the learning experience has been…

10/13/2013 – 101 days/11433 miles

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We met up on Sunday morning (5 bikes) to head up to Brno.  Being that it’s an opportunity for people to ride on a race track, there were obviously mostly sport bikes up there, so I (wearing cordura/goretex riding gear) looked a little bit out of place on an Enduro wearing panniers.  And the Colorado license plate didn’t lessen the…

10/11/2013 – 99 days/11333 miles

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The village I’m in is called Nemčičky, which is in the Moravia region of the Czech Republic.  This area has a really strong wine culture (To put into perspective how important wine is in this region…in Nemčičky, they produce 2000 liters of wine per resident annually), and the majority of the houses here (and in the nearby villages) have wine…

10/10/2013 – 98 days/11132 miles

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My plans have changed slightly…I’m waiting to get a visa for India, and this involves sending my passport to the office of a 3rd party company in Houston that doesn’t seem nearly as organized as they should be.  I was hoping I could just have stopped at an Indian embassy somewhere in Europe and have it taken care of there,…

09/17/2013 – 75 days/9600 miles

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I vaguely remember hearing of the Sedlec Ossuary in the past, but basically, all that I knew was that there was a church somewhere with a bunch of bones in it (my parents probably should have given me the middle name “Britannica”). Its located in the town of Kutnà Hora, just a little east of Prague, so I made the…

09/16/2013 – 74 days/9600 miles

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For a while now, I’ve been excited to get past Germany. There was a lot that I wanted to do up to that point, and I’ve had an amazing time up until now, but I felt like leaving would be a bit of a turning point for me, for a few reasons. First, I don’t have any friends to go…

Czechsas Chainsaw Massacre (Dan’s Adjective-Saturated Masterpiece)

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Well what is there to say about Prague? I suppose most of what went on in Prague must inevitably stay in Prague. There was our first burglary, brilliant Belgians, pedunk-a-dunk, free beer and two midgets in a cage. The rest is unutterable.
Weary, bleary eyed and slightly sheepish we left the capital of Czech and struck out towards Bratislava in…