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Forum: EMEA 08-22-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 685
Posted By nkms
First of all, Croatia (yet) and UK (never?) is...

First of all, Croatia (yet) and UK (never?) is not in the Schengen zone, so you technically out of the zone when you entered Croatia, but Croatia and UK are in EU. It does not matter how you did get...
Forum: EMEA 08-18-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,861
Posted By nkms
Weird situation... but since you're on a canadian...

Weird situation... but since you're on a canadian passport I would not worry too much. You've technically entered illegally in the Schengen zone but you could argue that you're not illegally in...
Forum: EMEA 08-18-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,861
Posted By nkms
Did they stamp your passport into Greece? If they...

Did they stamp your passport into Greece? If they did then you're legally in Greece but you're driving without a valid license. If they didn't that could be a more complicated matter since you have...
Forum: Ride reports 12-19-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 190,780
Posted By nkms
According to wikipedia it has been like that...

According to wikipedia it has been like that actually from 1699 (Treaty of Karlowitz) where the Republic of Ragusa (today Dubrovnik) gave the region of Neum to the Ottoman Empire to create a buffer...
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 190,780
Posted By nkms
They're definetly not kidding with the food in...

They're definetly not kidding with the food in France! :huh

Awesome pics, did you set them up by yourself? Seems like a lot of back and forth if you did, but the result is excellent! :clap

ν.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7,884
Views: 2,662,746
Posted By nkms
Going with street tires on a beach it's not a...

Going with street tires on a beach it's not a good idea. :deal

http://io.ceid.upatras.gr/blog/blog_G12_102-0694.jpg

http://io.ceid.upatras.gr/blog/blog_G12_102-0698.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 43,995
Posted By nkms
Great pictures. :clap It must have been an...

Great pictures. :clap It must have been an awesome ride!

Did you use a carnet for Iran or a transit permit at the border?

ν.
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2012, 04:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,672
Posted By nkms
Sweet ride ! :clap ν.

Sweet ride ! :clap

ν.
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 108,905
Posted By nkms
Awesome report ! Brings back memories :) ν.

Awesome report ! Brings back memories :)

ν.
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2011, 06:01 AM
Replies: 2,814
Views: 1,918,667
Posted By nkms
Awesome pics as always! :thumb ν.

Awesome pics as always! :thumb

ν.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-01-2011, 01:19 AM
Replies: 7,884
Views: 2,662,746
Posted By nkms
Wind farm, alt. 1600m ...

Wind farm, alt. 1600m

http://io.ceid.upatras.gr/blog/blog_D200_04_6664.jpg

http://io.ceid.upatras.gr/blog/blog_D200_04_6679.jpg

http://io.ceid.upatras.gr/blog/blog_D200_04_6681-867.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,425
Posted By nkms
There are so many pictures for Iceland in this...

There are so many pictures for Iceland in this site, I thought to give a different view. If you want in colour though you can check my blog (in Greek) http://nkms.blogspot.com/search/label/ισλανδία...
Forum: Europe 11-13-2011, 02:23 AM
Replies: 1,657
Views: 155,291
Posted By nkms
Ήμουν εκεί το 2010 :) ...

Ήμουν εκεί το 2010 :)

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=703477

Κανονικά θες να πας τέλος Ιουνίου έως τέλος Αυγούστου, αρχές εως μέσα Ιουνίου (ανάλογα με τον καιρό) αρκετοί δρόμοι...
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,425
Posted By nkms
One more video in Vik <iframe width="640"...

One more video in Vik

<iframe width="640" height="480" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/H53SGa6hqGM" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>


ν.
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,425
Posted By nkms
Maby a little bit late but I've made a slideshow...

Maby a little bit late but I've made a slideshow video :D


<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/XnZhA7rtQlg" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="540" width="720"></iframe>

ν.
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2,814
Views: 1,918,667
Posted By nkms
Really good images from the Sigma ! However it's...

Really good images from the Sigma ! However it's been some time since I saw images from the analog camera. Do you still use it or it's the logistics in West Africa that make it difficult to post this...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-19-2011, 01:30 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 82,926
Posted By nkms
Iceland in Black & White:...

Iceland in Black & White: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=703477

Weekend ride in Istanbul: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=717384

ν.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,014
Posted By nkms
Weekend ride in Istanbul Well, this was a...

Weekend ride in Istanbul

Well, this was a weekend ride just for a small taste of the city, it will be continued some other time :)

Since I have 1100km to return home I need to get going. I pass...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,014
Posted By nkms
Weekend ride in Istanbul

Weekend ride in Istanbul

Looking for parking in the busy streets of big cities is not my favorite, however there are specific cities with historical and cultural background that make an exception....
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,756
Posted By nkms
Cool fotos :) :clap ν.

Cool fotos :)

:clap

ν.
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2011, 12:32 AM
Replies: 2,814
Views: 1,918,667
Posted By nkms
Hopefully you've crossed already but I found a...

Hopefully you've crossed already but I found a post in the hubb from an Estonian who crossed into DRC 4 days ago (from the north I think) with a temporary travel permit as he had no visa, maybe he...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,669
Posted By nkms
Very cool photos :clap ν.

Very cool photos :clap

ν.
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2011, 03:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,425
Posted By nkms
The return Awesome country, well worth the...

The return

Awesome country, well worth the visit despite the great distance. We had a great fun up there. A nice break from the bolling hot Mediterranean :)

...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2011, 03:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,425
Posted By nkms
Ásbyrgi - Dettifoss Ásbyrgi canyon lies in...

Ásbyrgi - Dettifoss

Ásbyrgi canyon lies in the north of Iceland, it's part of the Jökulsárgljúfur National Park. The canyon's steep sides are formed by cliffs up to 100 metres in height. Ásbyrgi...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2011, 02:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,425
Posted By nkms
Húsavík and the wales Húsavík is the capital...

Húsavík and the wales

Húsavík is the capital of wale spotting. Just a few km out in the north atlantic and it's impossible to miss.


http://io.ceid.upatras.gr/adv/island/island-12-1.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2011, 02:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,425
Posted By nkms
Krafla - Mývatn - Gođafoss Krafla is a...

Krafla - Mývatn - Gođafoss

Krafla is a caldera of about 10 km in diameter in the north of Iceland in the Mývatn region. There have been 29 reported eruptions in recorded history with the most...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2011, 02:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,425
Posted By nkms
Mödrudalur, Highlands From here we went...

Mödrudalur, Highlands

From here we went north to the highlands, the emptiest part of the island. Here is located the highest farm is Island at 500m, Mödrudalur, between the Vatnajökull glacier to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2011, 02:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,425
Posted By nkms
Snćfellsnes Snćfellsnes or as called Island...

Snćfellsnes

Snćfellsnes or as called Island in miniature as it contains all the elements of Island in one small peninsula. On the center of it the volcano Snćfellsjökull with a hight of 1446m...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-07-2011, 03:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,175
Posted By nkms
Ok, thanks everybody. I generally trust the local...

Ok, thanks everybody. I generally trust the local mechanic, he seems good at his work and the next dealer is 3hrs drive from here. I see how the bike handles for a couple of days and most likely I'll...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-06-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,175
Posted By nkms
Steering bearings failing @ 20.000km

Got the bike back from the dealer today after the 20000km (12000miles) service and he told me that the steering bearings are failing. It seems that there's a spot while turning the handlebars slowly...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2011, 01:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,425
Posted By nkms
They should be , can you see a direct link to an...

They should be , can you see a direct link to an image ? http://io.ceid.upatras.gr/adv/island/island-8-1.jpg (http://io.ceid.upatras.gr/adv/island/island-8-6.jpg)
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2011, 12:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,425
Posted By nkms
Reykjavik Streetshots from Reykjavik ...

Reykjavik

Streetshots from Reykjavik

<div align="center">
<img src="http://io.ceid.upatras.gr/adv/island/island-8-1.jpg" alt="" border="0"><br>
Hallgrímskirkja<br>
</div>
<div...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,425
Posted By nkms
Ţingvellir Ţingvellir is a place of...

Ţingvellir

Ţingvellir is a place of historic, cultural and geological importance, the place where the tectonic plates of America and Europe unite. Ţingvellir was the place of the Islandic...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,425
Posted By nkms
Selfoss - Seljalandsfoss - Eyrarbakki The...

Selfoss - Seljalandsfoss - Eyrarbakki

The day started in the camping site in Selfoss with rain and strong wind. Selfoss was a small farming village until 1891 when the bridge in the river Ölfusá...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,425
Posted By nkms
Route 26 & Icelandic horses ...

Route 26 & Icelandic horses


http://io.ceid.upatras.gr/adv/island/island-5-1.jpg

Route 26
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,425
Posted By nkms
Route 35: Gullfoss - Geysir - Langjökull ...

Route 35: Gullfoss - Geysir - Langjökull

This is the route going to the most popular places Gullfoss, Geysir and the surrounding area. First stop to a volcanic crater along the way before...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2011, 02:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,425
Posted By nkms
There's nothing really that far out of reach, all...

There's nothing really that far out of reach, all it needs is to get on the saddle and ride it! We live in a small world.
Thank you all for the encouraging comments. :beer
ν.
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2011, 02:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,425
Posted By nkms
Skógafoss - Skógar - Vik <div...

Skógafoss - Skógar - Vik

<div align="center">
<img src="http://io.ceid.upatras.gr/adv/island/island-3-1.jpg" alt="" border="0"><br>
Off west to next stop, Vik<br>
</div>

West, the waters of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,425
Posted By nkms
Vatnajökull - Jökulsárlón The original plan...

Vatnajökull - Jökulsárlón

The original plan was to make it around the island counter-clockwise going north at first, but as a newcomer will soon find out, they will be of no use since the weather...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,425
Posted By nkms
Iceland in Black & White

Iceland in Black & White

It's been a year since the trip and I'm not any good a writer, however, since I've worked on some of my images for a project of mine I've decided to extend it some more...
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