Corona Covid 19 trip across Europe

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Corona Covid 19 trip across Europe

Post by Marino » Sat Jun 06, 2020 7:23 pm

As I said not to many pictures as it is boring motorway trip to Croatia.
Today departed from home toward euro tunnel, at 5 this morning light traffic all the way. Arrived just on time for train at 10:20 ( lot of road works and diversions),
Customs no issues at all, French bloke didn’t ask nothing. I did fill up online form for France few day’s in advance so maybe that is enough.
Arrived just south of Frankfurt, found nice track stop for overnight, not crowded fortunately no rain. Sleeping homeless stile in the sleeping bag on the bench. More details tomorrow after Austria and Slovenia.
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Re: Corona Covid 19 trip across Europe

Post by Bender » Sat Jun 06, 2020 7:28 pm

I wish I was retired
Bite my shiny metal ass..

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Post by Richzx6r » Sat Jun 06, 2020 7:30 pm

You and me both, though right now just being able to get out on the bike would be good
Its better when its loaded

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Post by XTreme » Sat Jun 06, 2020 7:37 pm

Excellent!

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Post by geofferz » Sun Jun 07, 2020 1:21 pm

That's very cool
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Post by gogs01 » Sun Jun 07, 2020 2:08 pm

Looks like you have been lucky with the weather so far ! :D

Keep the updates and the photos coming - and good luck with the rest of your journey. Is that Zadar you're heading for ? I've been to Zadar and Dubrovnik. A beautiful ride down the Adriatic coast. 8-)

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Post by Marino » Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:00 pm

gogs01 wrote:
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Looks like you have been lucky with the weather so far ! :D

Keep the updates and the photos coming - and good luck with the rest of your journey. Is that Zadar you're heading for ? I've been to Zadar and Dubrovnik. A beautiful ride down the Adriatic coast. 8-)
No I am going to Rijeka, my home town, but yes, ride from north to south along Adriatic coast is fantastic, and places as zadar, sibenik, etc all the way to Dubrovnik are fantastic.
Especially now with just tenth of the tourists, everything is half price.

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Post by James in Brum » Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:05 pm

I loved Rijeka when I was there. I did a bit of a tour around Istrian penisula and Split and Dubrovnik and. A few places :-)
Croatia was one of my favourite countries that I have visited. I did not go in land. Maybe next time :-)
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Post by Marino » Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:21 pm

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So update, arrived to Croatia, where tourists are welcomed, no one asked a question. Except on Austria/Slovenian border, Slovenian bloke asked where is the destination, when heard Cro he just waved his hand to go.
So depend on destination it looks very easy to travel.
So I stop last evening on lorry park around Wursburg, slept on the bench in the sleeping bag as real homeless. Rain worked me up at 03:00 so I just departed 03:30. It was raining over 3 hours, almost to Austria where sun came out finally.
Roads were very quiet what helped a lot getting quickly to destination, autobahn on cruise control 160 km/h
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Post by Marino » Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:24 pm

Just over 2000km, about 1200 miles, airhowk saved my bum, no pain no bruises. Definitely worth the money

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Post by Marino » Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:26 pm

Unfortunately all on motorway therefore no interesting pics, but met some bikers travelling around, :thumb:

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Post by Marino » Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:27 pm

Next week same way back home and 14 days quarantine, welcome home. :cry:

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Post by Marino » Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:28 pm

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Post by XTreme » Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:50 pm

Superb!

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Re: Corona Covid 19 trip across Europe

Post by gogs01 » Sun Jun 07, 2020 9:16 pm

Brilliant !
Many thanks for taking us with you and posting the pictures. :D
Congratulations on completing the trip in an excellent time.
My days of cruising at 160kph on motorways are far behind me - I hope you didn't trigger any speed cameras ..... :oops:
On the plus side, your bike is very economical if you were getting over 50mpg travelling at those speeds :thumb:
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