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As chilly as its been over the past couple of weeks, I still love that Autumnal feel in the air. Its true that everything becomes a bit of a pain- the dampness underfoot from the morning's dew, the leaves sticking to everything, and the perpetual mist and haze that seems to linger over Eastern ...

Wet, Wild and Dirty, but not in a good way…

Waking up in the mild dry morning light (or rather darkness) was clearly the calm before the storm. After just a few minutes of cycling, the wind began, and a few minutes after that, the rain. Combined with the roads which had suddenly deteriorated and stayed consistently hit and miss (whether you hit or ...

Another wet day in Romania

Unreasonably strong winds and constant rain is making today very slow going... And to make it more fun, Stu's got another flat. And even in the middle of nowhere, we manage to attract attention- silent, but attentive onlookers. I wish I had this sort of following when I did bike stuff at home! ...

Camping in Romania

On our fifth night in a row wild camping, some things get easier, and some things more noticeable. But despite the number of times we do it, it can still be tricky to find spots big enough for 3. Especially in Romania, where every field seems to have someone busily working away, finding a secluded ...

Yesterday was an eventful day…

To make up lost time from the Serbian river crossing a few days ago, we pushed on throughout the day to cover around 130km, getting back on track. The day started interestingly enough- getting up at sunrise, we made a start packing away our stuff. Before long, the woodland became alive with activity, sheep herders ...

Today Was An Eventful day…

...But I'm too tired to write about it... ------------------

Sunny Romania

Incredibly tired, so a very quick recap of today's events: - Dog snuffling around tents all night (lots of dogs roaming around in Serbia). - Freezing cold again in the night - Wake up to a stunning view of the valley below, but an arduous task of breaking camp (tents frost covered in morning) - ...