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Tenere on Tour

The Tall Ten came into my life early March 2009. The new model was designed and built by Yamaha Italy for the Euoropean market and went into production in 2008. 624 more words

Out And About

'A tape of the bombs plays all night long': Hostel in Sarajevo offers guests a taste of life in a war zone

SARAJEVO, Bosnia — A hostel in Bosnia is offering visitors a unique experience: the opportunity to live like civilians in a war zone.

But at the… 720 more words


The Balkan Trilogy Part 1: Albania.

Amongst my collection of travel guides and other memorabilia is a 1989, first edition copy of “Eastern Europe on a shoestring”. This very battered and well-thumbed book travelled with me for a whole summer in 1991 on a journey that went to Czechoslovakia and back. 380 more words


"‘We Couldn’t Believe Our Eyes’: A Lost World of Shipwrecks Is Found" - The New York Times

This is really exciting!

“Archaeologists have found more than 40 vessels in the Black Sea, some more than a millennium old, shedding light on early empires and trade routes.” 18 more words



Hi everyone!  Another quick post here!  The last few days have been a whirl wind of cities so I am trying to catch up before I get too behind on the last bit of our adventure.  2,016 more words


How Teens In Macedonia Are Duping Trump Supporters With Fake News

Craig Silverman and Lawrence Alexander report for BuzzFeed:

[…] Over the past year, the Macedonian town of Veles (population 45,000) has experienced a digital gold rush as locals launched at least 140 US politics websites. 234 more words


Travels through History - The Balkans: Journeys in the former Yugoslavia

The Macedonians build a fountain and upset the Greeks.

Villages on the road to Lake Ohrid fly Albanian flags instead of Macedonian ones.

Kosovan taxi drivers believe fundamentalists are being sponsored in their country by former foes. 87 more words