by Arrival in Serbia it was cloudy
the road leads me down in the Valley
where i follow a River...
and reach the Garbage in front of the Border
a new Country after just one Day!
The Crew from the Gasstation where i put my tent for the Night
on the Road in Kosovo
a (inofficial) Branch of AMAG of Switzerland
Payday and a jam infront of the Bank...
rarely side by side of the religions
they are big fans of everything thats german... even if they have to create it on their own...
View back with omnipresent rubbish in the front
Oldtown of Prizren in the South of the Country
Oldtownlane with Cable tangle
the old structures are marode but have charme
Fields of Paprika
and the crop on its way to the Market
it was impossible for me to find the sense behind the signs but i think its connected to KFOR
Oldtown of Gjakove with it´s Basar
Traffic stucks from time to time
On my way to Pece the Mountains grow higher
My Hosts, the Team of a Supermarket, where i slept in the first floor... Thanks!
muslimic Cemetary near Pece
City-Center of Pece infront of the majestetic Mountains
Kids by the Road
you find them everywhere... Cemetaries and Memorials of the War. Here a whole Family is buried
On my way to Mitrovice...
...where i arrived in the Evening
The Main-Mosque of the City
and the Serbian Side of the Bridge. Blocked!
serbian Cemetary in the Hills over the City
Along the Ibar through the serbian Part to the North
new constructed orthodox Church
View Back to Leposavice
short before the Serbian Border
View to the Borderbuildings in the Background
serbian Kids that hold me back almost an Hour
Farming in Serbia... (i don´t know for what the Plastic...)
Monastery of Studenica
Dorad a serbia Biker who rode almost 80.000km in the last 35 Years with his Bike!
following River Ibar passing Monumets from Wartime...
Castle Maglic upon the Rivervalley
Arrival in Kragujevac
Visiting the Workshop in the Evening... They adjusted my Backwheel and greased my Backhub
a Factory converted into a Skatepark
Graffiti inside the Factory
Evening with Barbecue...
Nina is preparing local food for me. Simple but very tasty
In the City-Park
Alley in Kragujevac
in Cacak one City on i was awaited from friends...
...who accompanied me the next day for a distance
Nice Road to the West
Cemetary of Uzice
View back to the City
The Evening Sky short before the Border to Bosnia
Fall is coming...
Steamengine of a touristic Railway near the Border
Road leading through the Mountains towards Bosnia
Watchtower o the Hills
Behind the Border they welcome you to Serbian Republic... confusing
The Road is leading through beautiful Gorges
A Pleasure to ride...
the medieval Bridge of Visegrad
there was a folklore-event, a feast for the eyes...
...but not for the Ears. Not my taste of Music at all!
wild rubbish pile all over
The Flood in May brought all this to the Rivers
The road follows the RIver through Gorges
that needs a Tunnel from Time to Time
Landscape is beautiful
in the Evening i am using an old railway track through a gorge with much tunnels
Absolutly Dark also with 2 Lights on...
Campsite at the End of the Gorge
Sheepherd in the Morning
Mines! The war left marks...
heading towards the Capital
who is embedded in and build upon rocks
Sarajevo! beautiful view
The Oldtwn a georgeous place
Streetview of the Oldtown
Geoff a Biker-Veteran i met on the Camping in Sarajevo with his handbuilded WesterRoss Bike
Shisha-Bar with Kemal and Matthieu
Nightlife in Sarajevo
The Restaurant of the local Brewery
Latin-Bridgee where they shot Franz-Ferdinand which leads to WW1
Some of the Buildings are illuminated in the NIght
Matthieu in the Irish Pub...
Panorama down from the Hills
The Basar in the Citiy
former muslimic Library of the City
The old CityHall, destroyed in the last War
totally renovated in the Last Years
a real Pearl!
next to it there is a lot of work to do...
On my way out i enjoy some views over the City
you can find marks of the War everywhere
i had to cross the Mountains on the Way to Mostar
along idyllic little Towns...
...and through Gorges
down to Mostar
The Famous Bridge in the Night
The Main Mosque
Beautiful but slippery, the Stones on the Bridge
Stalls in the Oldtown...
you can buy kitsch and Handycraft stuff everywhere
The UNESCO protected Ensemble of the Oldtown
Streetlight in a Oldtownlane
naturaly greened House
engraved Love that lasts through the War...
the Boulevard, main Frontline in the War still has some Ruins...
Carwash that also treats Carpets...
View over the Oldtown
The Bridge in Rush-Hour
Pocitelj a small village on the Road to the Coast
along River Neretva towards adriatic Sea
Got it! Fishervillage after the Sunset
three belgian Guys with their recumbent Bikes i met on the Campsite
along the Adria i headed south
the weather wasn´t so fine but the views where nice
but it was hard work against the Headwind
Harbour of Dubrovnik
Oldtown a touristic Hotspot
Nice Houses all around the Town
In the Eveninglight even nicer
and by rain almost abandonded
narrow lanes up the Hills
View back to the Oldtown
on the Way into Kotor-Fjord, a Shipyard
inside the Fjord it is more calm
the small island in the middle get great light
Fishingvillage in the Fjord
Kotor by Night
The view into the Fjord
with every vertical meter the view gets better
Fog is playing with the Ships
A break in a Hairpin, Emelie and Jeremie
Meeting the Bikers, a belgian couple added
Nice view down onto the Hairpins
Enjoying the View with another break
On the way to Skadarsko Jezero
And then we get this view!
a new view after every bend
Church at the lakeside
The colors are almost artificial
The road leads us through the Hills
into the Mountains
where we cycled through chestnut forrests
to the Viewpoint where we can take a last view over the Lake and...
...also down to Albania
Albania! New Country