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Camping in Albanien

Dass Albanien ein Land im Aufbruch ist, tut sich, auch was die Campingplätze angeht, viel. Es wird auf-, ab- und umgebaut, so dass Reiseführer offensichtlich Schwierigkeiten haben, aktuell zu bleiben. Wir haben teilweise wild gecampt, was in Albanien erstens erlaubt...
THIS BLOG IS NOT FOR SALE

THIS BLOG IS NOT FOR SALE

Onward we marched towards the civilized chaos of Kampala. We left early in the morning hoping to get into town before rush-hour traffic. What we didn’t realize is that it is ALWAYS rush hour in Kampala. In our haste we also managed a critical oversight; we missed the...
Italia and into France

Italia and into France

We stayed in Palermo two days and did a lot of walking exploring the old town, there are some amazing bits of Architecture and history but I’m afraid its a bit dirty and down at heel, the heat makes some of the city’s less appealing smells more pungent. From a tourist...

Giftschlangen in Afrika

In Albanien haben wir uns an eine Furcht erinnert, mit der wir uns vor unserer Auszeit in Afrika auseinandersetzen müssen: Giftschlangen!!! In München kommt man seltener mit gefährlichem Getier in Berührung, aber in Albanien sind wir erstaunlich vielen Schlangen...

Getting to know the Montenegrin people

After passing through the fist couple of countries, Montenegro was the first country we really visited on our journey. We got lost several times, but we had left the main roads on purpose. Staying in a country for nine days, driving on the tiniest back roads and the...
Scenic day trip in the Durmitor Mountains

Scenic day trip in the Durmitor Mountains

The route Enjoy a great day in the Durmitor Mountains. Feel free to download the GPX file and have a fantastic trip by yourself! Durmitor Day TripShow embedded map in full-screen mode When we left Summit Travel Agency in Zabljak, the owner, Anna had given us much more...
Sicily

Sicily

We left Dubrovnik and Croatia on Friday night. The very efficient ferry (take note DFDS!!) deposited us in Bari, Southern Italy on Saturday morning. We had a few missed turns out of Bari, very stressful as I’m sure mot of the people have comedy driving licences...

Gallery: Montenegro’s Durmitor Mountains

Durmitor Mountains, in Northern Montenegro are just so beautiful and offer all the outdoor activities you can imagine, that it deserves its own gallery! Here it is. Continue reading our Montenegro travel guide! The post Gallery: Montenegro’s Durmitor Mountains...
4 sights in Montenegro we really loved

4 sights in Montenegro we really loved

We had a very diverse time in Montenegro. Here are our personal highlights in this beautiful country. Bay of Kotor When entering Montenegro from the Croatian border you drive towards the Boka kotorksa, the Bay of Kotor. The shoreline extends over around 100 km along...

Montenegro: The Essentials

Unlike most other Ex-Yugoslavian countries, Montenegro has chosen to take a slow path into independence. Faithfully, it stood with Belgrade during the Yugoslavian wars. Afterwards the ties to Belgrade’s rule were loosened gradually and only in 2006 independence...
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...