Europe Moto Trip 2016 Side Story: To be honest this trip was more what I needed than I knew. I was feeling a little stuck in a rut considering I hadn't taken a loosely planned solo motorbike adventure since my trip from Canada to Argentina. And let me tell you this trip, the places and people were exactly what I needed and finished exactly how it should. Heck everything does, doesn't it...Thank you.
Rainy start out of Rijeka on A8 to Rovinj (100km), a smaller touristy peninsula'd Old Town. C3R7T3V6. Due to the rain I passed by Pula, but stopped in Rovinj for a quick tour and bite to eat.
|This is not the day I ordered!|
|Wet in the tunnels too.|
|I kinda freaked out feeling I was|
suspended in the clouds.
|Side road close to Rovinj.|
|Where have you been all my life?|
|A sign of expensive eats|
|On top of the peninsula|
|Always an opportunity to charge people for the toilet|
|The tourist walk to the Church|
|Fish that eat the dead skin from your|
|Yikes. Am I in Kansas Toto?? USA, USA, USA.|
|"Tourist Clinic" - good prices for sure|
|Too developed area for me|
Once in Slovenia I took a quick tour of Koper the biggest coastal town, hit McDonald's for internet and found Piran a quiet tourist town to stay. Unfortunately Slovenia tourism comes at a cost compared to Croatia, but hey people told me that was because Austria drives prices up there, plus it's on the Euro.
|Is Slovenia more dangerous for Motorcycles than all|
other countries in Europe??
|And coppers. This is bad for motos!|
|Slovenian coast is|
|This is not looking good|
Downhill big time.
|This is about as far as cars without special permits can go.|
|Oh the Adriatic|
|We made it|
|Permit holders only...And motorbikes. wink, wink|
|Sweet parking for that guy|
|Still on the secondary highways to Trieste|
|Not much room for a breakdown|
|So Foggy I think the cops actually told me to stop.|
I didn't listen of course.
|Oh man! What a last day!|
|Hey, here's a secret if you want to pay 20% more for gas|
buy it on the Italian Motorway!
|Rompe mi Culo! 150 km = 12 euros|
Back in Padova, I made it! What a trip.
|Sad to say goodbye and even |
sadder to leave the bike unwashed
and with only 4 litres of gas or so.
GOOD BYE BLUE BANDIT
|Dressed to ride, but now without|
|Not cool! No way I can walk the 10 km from |
Campalto to Venice Airport.
|Train to Venice|
|4 hours sleep and ready to leave.|
|Incredible through the Alps|
|I couldn' even believe it|