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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-15-2014, 10:45 PM
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Posted By Darel
Obviously it wasn't hardcore camping :shog ...

Obviously it wasn't hardcore camping :shog

http://i731.photobucket.com/albums/ww313/Daarel/IMAG3003-001_zpse18d65d4.jpg

But the atmosphere was relaxing and we felt like it was summer already
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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-09-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
What I love in Istria are old villages and stone...

What I love in Istria are old villages and stone buildings. They are really trying to preserve spirit of past.

http://i731.photobucket.com/albums/ww313/Daarel/37-IMAG3001_zps10c82ebd.jpg
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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-09-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
After lunch we went to the Pazin. First part the...

After lunch we went to the Pazin. First part the road goes along the shore and later turns inland. Road meanders between cypresses and pine trees, with all the smells and views of small...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-08-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 180
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Posted By Darel
At noon we reached Rijeka. Town is situated on...

At noon we reached Rijeka. Town is situated on steep hills with interesting gorge and industrial part, which is huge contrast to the touristic part on the shore.
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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-08-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Some best still to came...:D

Some best still to came...:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-07-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
That day we rode some fantastic roads, easily in...

That day we rode some fantastic roads, easily in my top five.
Old road from Vinica to Rijeka passing Delnice is superb. Wide, with long curves, almost empty... What a ride:D

Would you sleep in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-07-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Aj Mick: The spirit lives on in the photos and...

Aj Mick: The spirit lives on in the photos and meanderings described in this thread.

Nice words, thanks...
Agree about planning. Best things happen without plans ...:beer
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-06-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Day 3 - 250km

We slept in camp house. We even grilled some food. It was nice evening...

Next morning (I'm usually early up) I took some photos of residence and near Kolpa river. This is superb river, warm and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-05-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
After seeing the Exhibition of Military Equipment...

After seeing the Exhibition of Military Equipment we proceed with our trip. Initial plan was to go south-east, plains shouldn't be far...
Unfortunately I didn't take pictures, it was so windy and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-05-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Two more pics from the first evening: Son took a...

Two more pics from the first evening: Son took a bath. He has guts must say. It was pretty cold...

http://i731.photobucket.com/albums/ww313/Daarel/05-IMAG2921_zpsadaa3eeb.jpg
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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-03-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
A little later we stopped by the old military...

A little later we stopped by the old military equipment museum. We are more for making love not war :evil, but was interesting anyway...
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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-03-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Day 2 - 680km

We waked up a little beaten up. We are not used to sleep on hard surface. Insulate layer is too thin to give any kind of comfort.

But the spirit was high. Sun was out and we camped directly by...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-02-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Day 1 - 350km

We didn't have very high plans for first day. We started only at noon so getting to lake Balaton was the only target. And to avoid rain, weather prognosis was not the best, cold front from the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-02-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Real four day adventure

Finaly, we (with son) managed to conclude a real travel. First that long but hope just one of many in the future :D

We planned a trip to Hungary, to see lake Balaton, open plains with horses and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-24-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
In Postojna I suddenly realized, that it is only...

In Postojna I suddenly realized, that it is only past noon and It's still long till down. So I turned south and visit Opatija. :D
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Forum: Day Trippin' 05-24-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Then came in Muggia. Nice little village near the...

Then came in Muggia. Nice little village near the border.

http://i731.photobucket.com/albums/ww313/Daarel/09-IMAG2863_zpsb0cbef98.jpg
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Forum: Day Trippin' 05-22-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Later I came across this church. ...

Later I came across this church.

http://i731.photobucket.com/albums/ww313/Daarel/05-IMAG2850_zpsf48c0b31.jpg

http://i731.photobucket.com/albums/ww313/Daarel/06-IMAG2853_zps1d72fad2.jpg
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Forum: Day Trippin' 05-22-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Day off

Went west and inadvertently achieved new record 330 km with 13.2l of fuel. And wasn't the slowest, at least I think so :evil

Saw this
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Forum: Day Trippin' 05-12-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Spring is soo nice

Green, green green :norton

http://i731.photobucket.com/albums/ww313/Daarel/1-IMAG2806_zps7b625f5f.jpg

http://i731.photobucket.com/albums/ww313/Daarel/2-IMAG2807_zpsfe6e2584.jpg

Janče...
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,128
Posted By Darel
You took very unusual road from Bled. Not best in...

You took very unusual road from Bled. Not best in april, but you know that now :D
Just one remark: Yugoslavia was never part of Warschaw pact, it was the only eastern country that showed Stalin the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-09-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Munchen is not more than fair 3 hours away from...

Munchen is not more than fair 3 hours away from border. I was there many times. Nice city, we often go to the fair and after to the center (beer houses...better not explain). Technical museum is must...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-08-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Tnx adv-ers :D I can't complain, it's nice.Im...

Tnx adv-ers :D
I can't complain, it's nice.Im glad that most of you have positive feelings about these areas and also about folks here.

Now, I must go, you know I wasn't joking about brewing my...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-01-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Bled

Most known and visited Slovenian landmark. Today:D

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Forum: Day Trippin' 05-01-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
http://i731.photobucket.com/albums/ww313/Daarel/09...

http://i731.photobucket.com/albums/ww313/Daarel/09-IMAG2679_zps32d6d58b.jpg

http://i731.photobucket.com/albums/ww313/Daarel/11-IMAG2682_zps4653a633.jpg

That's it
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-30-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
We even made few photos of me on bike (rarity,...

We even made few photos of me on bike (rarity, must say). I'll put on two of them, sufficient for a while...

http://i731.photobucket.com/albums/ww313/Daarel/04-IMAG2649_zps2540a929.jpg
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Forum: Day Trippin' 04-28-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Still on short rides

The only prognosis which didn't include the rain was for the east. We went without a plan, actually the only plan was to ride as far from rain as possible.

First, we took care of fuel (fuc.........
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-17-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Glad that you found something useful. Contact me...

Glad that you found something useful. Contact me for additional info.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-16-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Thanks for replies. I'm glad that somebody is...

Thanks for replies. I'm glad that somebody is reading :D

It's nice to have ADV forum, must agree about that. I know some parts now like beeing there for real. But the best about this forum is,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-16-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Unfortunately a lot of things in our lives are...

Unfortunately a lot of things in our lives are connected with the money (or lack of it).
Modern adventure certainly is, but not if one is willing to do it old fashioned way ...I'm not there yet:thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-15-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Now that you mentioned it I miss crystal...

Now that you mentioned it I miss crystal Maditerannean waters even more. Luckily new rubber is on and eager to put on some miles. :D
Glad to have you along :freaky
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-14-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
I was driving around but didn't publish...

I was driving around but didn't publish anything. I don't want to this thread became too monotonic, with a lot of similar pics.
Spring is here and wish to go somewhere further than just to the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-11-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Smlednik Castle

Even short ride is better than no ride. Was a little cold on the way back as sun was already down.
Castle is on the step hill and was unconquerable at its best times. The only castle that Counts...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-10-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Wild camping is not allowed in turistical areas....

Wild camping is not allowed in turistical areas. If you are adventurous enough then you can find a lot of hidden places, or u can use camps with toilets, water and everything. Camps can be found...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-09-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Sava river

Warm days are dragging us out. Let's see the biggest river around. Tiny in comparison with Mississippi or Jangce but nice to drive along it's curves.

We decided to wear reflective vests. Not chic...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-08-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
I have some tips, of course. Just tell me from...

I have some tips, of course. Just tell me from which part if Austria you're starting. Do you have any sugestions for eastern part between Vienna and Hungarian -Slovakian border. Tnx
And, It's hot...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-02-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Vienna is nice. I walked today from the centre to...

Vienna is nice. I walked today from the centre to the Floridsdorf, where i stay, 8 kms. and people are friendly too :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-02-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Sitting here in hotel somewhere in Vienna,...

Sitting here in hotel somewhere in Vienna, entertaining myself in the lobby (beer, pretty waitress) i found funny sketch in the newspaper....
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Forum: Day Trippin' 02-16-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Good looking bike

Isn't it?

http://i731.photobucket.com/albums/ww313/Daarel/1-IMAG2292_zpsc5c9b1bc.jpg

We rode today with my son and his cool Cobra:D
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Forum: Day Trippin' 02-14-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
We all have the same problem ($$$) I guess. ...

We all have the same problem ($$$) I guess.

More proofs of improving weather

http://i731.photobucket.com/albums/ww313/Daarel/1-IMAG2246_zps7b7d3060.jpg

Bears are waking up :evil
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Forum: Day Trippin' 02-13-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,409
Posted By Darel
Tnx:beer This year, if things will go according...

Tnx:beer
This year, if things will go according to plans, there will be a lot more. Trip to Hungary, not much travelled by ADVers, to the biggest lake in this areas, Italy, a little of Austria,...
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