Most enjoyable reading! Great photography and interesting dialogue. The closest I made it to that area of Europe (I was stationed in Germany as a pianist in the US Air Force Band from 2000-2003) was Sarajevo B-H, Croatia and Slovakia. Too bad I was bike-less at the time. Beautiful country, and I've told many people I would love to take my bike and ride all over the Balkans and areas west (Czech Rep), as well as a month in Turkey. Maybe when I win the lottery. Keep up the great work! Thanks for posting.