The more the merrier. Remi D. (France) joined the group after the town of Kopačevo, Croatia. We traveled together until Belgrade, Serbia. After a couple of years working, Remi decided to quit his job, leave his apartment and get on a bicycle and travel. I recognized a lot of the ideas and feelings that led to my decision to travel by bike.

After Belgrade, Remi is following the road along the Danube up to Constanta, Rumania. And then heads up to Istanbul. And then….

May your journey be long and safe!!!

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Remi D.

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To keep you bike safe is very important. A good place is on top of a terrace and hidden between laundry


After Budapest

You’re never alone. I thought that after Budapest I would not meet a lot of people touring on their bikes. Jeez, was I wrong. After starting my trip I met Liane and Alex, from Germany. They were heading to Istanbul following the Danube river up to the Black Sea and then cycling the coast.

We shared the road up to Negotin, Serbia, where I continued on the eurovelo 13 route, also called the Iron Curtain route. We traveled together for a week. Shared great views, nice evenings and great talks. Hope to see this guys again in Istanbul.

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Alex (Germany)

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Liane (Germany)

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Travelling 4

At the start of my trip I thought I was going to travel for a long time alone. Thank god I was wrong.

I met Billy, from Heist op den Berg, Belgium, on a city camp of Regensburg (on the shores of the Danube River). After he heard me talking to a Dutch a guy in my Antwaarps accent, we started talking and decided to share to road up to Budapest, Hungary. On the road between Straubing and Jochenstein we met Remi (Nantes, France) and Simon (Paris, France). Two french guys who were traveling fast. After a quick chat we decided to share the road.

We parted our ways from Budapest. Remi returned home. Billy and Simon traveled further heading east following the Danube. Simon was heading to Istanbul, Turkey. He had to get there on time to enjoy the city and catch a plane back to Paris.

I must say that I really enjoyed there company and learned a lot from them. We traveled fast, talked a lot and enjoyed our coffee and beer brakes.

from left to right. Simon, Billy and Remi

from left to right. Simon, Billy and Remi

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Remi and his mountain bike, which he won in a lottery.

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crossing the Danube river

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Our travel formation

the bikes in Budapest

the bikes in Budapest

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Jochen K.

People Compagnions Cyclist

People Compagnions Cyclist

I met Jochen at Worms, Germany, at a camping place offered by the local canoe club Kanu-Verein Worms. Without having a specific plan, I joined Jochen for two days and traveled to his hometown. Following the Rhein river and then the Neckar.