Montenegro, Albania, Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia

Discussion in 'EMEA' started by chrisf, Jul 21, 2016.

  1. motoreiter

    motoreiter Long timer

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    OK, thanks. I guess then I'll try to make my one and only visit to Serbia before going to Kosovo!
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  2. MrPopples

    MrPopples Been here awhile

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    Subscribed to the thread... as Im contemplating my real first big trip around europe...
    Im sketching something looking like this (departing/back to Toulouse):
    https://goo.gl/maps/1gtYhx6iNPu

    not sure I ll want to go to hungary and northern serbia... I ll probably be better off going to montenegro/bosnia and along the coast in croatia?

    I ll probably go with the Buell?
    So probably not dual sporting (although a dry gravel road is doable).
    Unless I get to buy an old 400 DRz :)
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  3. nomadb

    nomadb Been here awhile

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    I had road tirps to Greece, Macedonia and Bosnia Hercegovina.
    Balkans are great place to be. Wonderfull nature, great food and drinks, and of course great people.
    The best part is to wonder into a town and park in front of coffee house for a cay or kahve and strike a conversation with people.

    The sceneray and mountain roads are great. On my way back from Üsküp (skopje) to Greece I have seen so many tracks by the old rail roads I wish I had few ore days. Also the torrential rain did not help. Well next time.
    Mr Popples if I were you I would go there with any type of enduro bikes but the buell. Don'y get me wrong. On the asphalt road buell would be ok. But those trails mountain roads are what the trip is about.
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  4. Cara Pálida

    Cara Pálida Been here awhile

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    Talking about conversation with people, how do you work it out? English, Spanish, Portuguese, German?
    Or you're fluent in any of the languages of the region?

    I'm just courious ...

    Abr.,
    CP!
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  5. Herman1

    Herman1 Been here awhile

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    In tourist areas German then English otherwise a notepad and pencil to draw pictures, google translate or a smile and pointy finger at fuel tank, belly or sleepy head . :D
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  6. Cara Pálida

    Cara Pálida Been here awhile

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    Thanks Herman!
    That's good news about German cause I have some fluency and in the last case, mimica :lol3:clap
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