Croatian penisula Istria is not only sea
For autumn season last year we are planned a short trip to the old military roads on the border between Austria - Italy - Slovenia, but for unfavorable weather forecast I had to come one day before departure up with plan B.
The coast Croatian peninsula of Istria is known, but what it is in the inland of Istria?
We was six bikes and seven people.
1x Triumph Tiger 955 me with my wife, 3x BMW 1150 GS, 1x BMW 1200 GS and 1x KTM 950 SM
6 days and 2000 km.
1. day was boring, rainy and journey mostly on highways up to the Slovenia.
The last 30 km we drove through the valley of the river Radovna
Asphalt ends and valley of Radovna river
Memorial on the burned village during WWII
First night in camping
2. day Ride for the beautiful Slovenian roads to Croatia
Slovenian mountain roads
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snack on the way
Istria - down is lake of Butoniga
camping in nature above the lake Butoniga
3. day, through inland to the coast / Motovun, Kotli, Rabac cliff
Departure from camp
historic medieval town of Motovun
route through the valley of the river Mirna
closed pub in Kotli
old watermill in Kotli
is ongoing hygiene
hygiene needs to be done
free camping above sea
Nice RR! Glad you visit my country! :freaky
Great report, and great photographs :clap
..love this area of the world....seems to be the only true Europe remaining...
What a nice area for biking.:D Great report.:clap
Thanks for the report. Croatia has excellent riding grounds. I was particularly taken with the Kvarner Isles.
Dobro views and video.
Imagine that ,enjoying a smoke and a drink and not one picture of a soup or sandwich.
Best ride report to date:freaky
Thanks for the ride report. Excellent photography and report. It was nice to see the countryside again after several years away.
Ride safe and enjoy your travels.
Continued RR from yesterday
4. day exit from cliff after and then after coastal road and back to the mountains
my brake disc after one night over the sea
departure after cleaning area
descent to the coastal road
above Plomin bay
again we rise from the coast
cycling route from Sveta Jelena to Vela Ucka / I would not want to go this route on cycling down or up
next continue soon
trip to Pass
Pass Bodaj 900 m above sea level
ride of the mountain plateau to the Vela Ucka
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view from pass Poklon
junction in the middle of the forest that burned during the summer fires / Slovenia
we're looking for a place for camping in Slovenia
we found a place for camping by the drained lake
5. day way back through Slovenia
departure from the lake
begins to rain
farm on the border of Slovenia a Austria, this place we know from last yearhttps://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-W...0/DSC_0243.JPG
we do not build tents and can sleep here
or in the hay
night storm and we were glad that we do not have to sleep in tents
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