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Bucharest

The campsite at Bucharest sits in woods to the north of the city, a very pleasant and clearly affluent area – there’s a large US embassy building just down the road, together with a massive shopping centre full of western-brand … Continue reading

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Across Wallachia

Romania. We really didn’t have the first clue what to expect from the country. Think about the Ceașescus, the 1989 revolution, and the orphanages and aid convoys in the aftermath. But it’s been a part of the EU for the … Continue reading

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Through the Iron Gates

And so it came time gradually to leave Serbia. We had chosen to return to the Danube to follow its course around 130km eastwards towards and along the famous Iron Gates gorge or Đerdap canyon as it’s known on the … Continue reading

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Uvac Canyon and back to the Danube

After the struggles with the fuel pipe on leaving Belgrade, it was a relief to be in such a peaceful welcoming spot as Radomir Lukovič’s campsite on the family farm near the tiny village of Radijeviči at the start of … Continue reading

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Belgrade and beyond

After the prettiness of Ljubljana and the refurbished refinement of old Zagreb, Belgrade is care-worn and world-weary. Dirty, hectic, blisteringly hot, but with the vibe of a great city waiting to emerge and face another day too. Would we have … Continue reading

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Into Serbia – from the border to Belgrade

There is a plain that stretches east from Zagreb to Belgrade (and beyond), we were told. It’s as flat as a pancake. It was true. We rarely choose motorways, but we chose one to cover a chunk of distance eastwards … Continue reading

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Zaturday in Zagreb

We couldn’t leave Croatia without visiting its capital, Zagreb. After leaving Samobor we headed to the only handy campsite, just behind the motorway services south west of the city. Luckily, and contrary to what we’d heard, there were transport links … Continue reading

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