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Exploring into Albanias bunkers and tunnels from communist times

If you ever visit Albania, one of the first thing you’ll notice are the concrete mushrooms that seem to have sprouted up everywhere from mountain tops to beaches. The road to a country covered in concrete bunkers began with the … Continue reading

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Northern Greece: Cozy villages, Thessaloniki, and rugged Pelion Peninsula camping

The ride towards the Kulata border in southwest Bulgaria is beautiful. Meandering through wide valleys, snowy mountain ranges tower up in all directions. In the SW of the country, the Rhodope, Pirin, and Rila mountain ranges all sprout up and … Continue reading

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Buzludzha, exploring Bulgaria‚Äôs communist past & south over the Mountains

South of Idilevo and Veliko Tarnovo in the Balkan mountains lies an awesome piece of Bulgarian history. On the top of Mount Budludzha at over 4700 ft lies a tribute to commemorate the Bulgarian socialist movement. It was basically the … Continue reading

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Riding on in Bulgaria

After four months escaping the European winter and resting my butt, it was time to get it back on the bike. Armed with a gigantic suitcase full of parts, I made my way from Portland to New York to Moscow … Continue reading

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Riding through NW India to the highest roads in the world

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The bike goes into hibernation in Bulgaria & I migrate to the warmth

After 13 months, 33,000km, 20 countries, 100’s of awesome moments, 100’s of shitty moments, 1 broken leg, riding over the highest mountain ranges in the world, deserts, beaches, being taken in by so many different cultures, sharing a meal with … Continue reading

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Turkey’s stunning Mediterranean & Turquoise Coast photography

Turkey’s Mediterranean coast was spectacular. Long stretching and small cove beaches next to the clear jade sea are backed by rugged forest-covered limestone slopes, which become the Taurus Mountains. Pomegranates and oranges grow abundantly everywhere. Delicious mediterranean cuisine and multicolored

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Wine harvest in colorful Georgia & staying with Armenian family/assisting the mafia

Since beginning all this, Georgia and the Caucasus were one of the places I looked forward to the most. I’d heard nothing but good things and its an area I’d never been to, unlike many of the other countries. It … Continue reading

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Crossing the Caspian Sea on train car ferry to Azerbaijan & life on the boat

Getting across the Caspian Sea from Kazakhstan to Azerbaijan was basically the final big hurdle between Europe and me. Theres many ferry horror stories online about people being stuck for weeks and corrupt workers gouging them in the wallet. It … Continue reading

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Quick ride through Uzbekistan to Kazakhstan

Riding through Uzbekistan was a wild time filled with violent food poisoning, riding in miserable freezing wet weather, and a zillion police checkpoints. I got pulled over by the police on an four-lane highway for “speeding” at 81 km/h. The … Continue reading

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