Easter Trip 2016

by Stoyan Haralampiev

1112km in 4 days · 850 views

Day 1, Friday, April 29

86km in 1h · 77km/h
  • 11:11 1min OMV Dupnica
  • Traveled 30km in 18min
  • 11:42 Stop for 4min
  • Traveled 22km in 18min
  • 12:04 Stop for 8min
  • Traveled 25km in 21min
  • 12:33 1h 00min Thinking about the hard rain, cold weather and holiday traffic we decided it would be better to spend the rest of the day at the Dobrinishte hot mineral pool. Riding through the wonderful route along Goce Delchev into Greece is always better in sunny weather.
  • Traveled 9km in 8min
  • 13:42 18min A favorite motorcycle-friendly guest house Garbevi.

Day 2, Saturday, April 30

383km in 5h · 61km/h
  • Traveled 18km in 11min
  • 11:10 Stop for 12min
  • Traveled 45km in 43min
  • 12:06 Stop for 2min
  • Traveled 4km in 4min
  • 12:13 6min Somewhere along the short twisty road from Kato Nevrokopi to Serres.
  • Traveled 15km in 17min
  • 12:38 1h 06min Lost in translation
  • 13:44 -10s Gyros in Serres
  • Traveled 810m in 2min
  • 14:05 Stop for 5min
  • Traveled 493m in 1min
  • 14:11 20min Serres Racing Circuit
  • Traveled 75km in 41min
  • 15:14 Stop for 2min
  • Traveled 28km in 14min
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  • Traveled 38km in 20min
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  • Traveled 6km in 4min
  • 16:01 Stop for 10min
  • Traveled 942m in 55s
  • 16:12 30min Quick rest and some espresso with a new four legged friend
  • Traveled 59km in 53min
  • 17:36 12min No matter how you live you always end up using duct tape to attach your gps
  • Traveled 87km in 1h 05min
  • 18:55 Stop for 5min
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  • 19:10 Stop for 7min
  • Traveled 33m in 5s
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  • Traveled 103m in 15s
  • 19:22 15h 02min Kastraki village at Meteora. The only available room nearby in the best possible place to sleep. I guess we have luck today :)
  • 23:30 -47s Kastraki at Meteora

Day 3, Sunday, May 1

185km in 4h · 46km/h
  • Traveled 622m in 1min
  • 10:26 48min Visiting some monasteries at Meteora
  • Traveled 4km in 7min
  • 11:22 48min Another monastery and some nice views
  • Traveled 18km in 23min
  • 12:34 Stop for 8min
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  • Traveled 15km in 14min
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  • Traveled 10km in 6min
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  • Traveled 4km in 3min
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  • Traveled 13km in 19min
  • 14:04 Stop for 3min
  • Traveled 24m in 7s
  • 14:07 Stop for 9min
  • Traveled 1km in 1min
  • 14:19 Stop for 7min
  • Traveled 798m in 2min
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  • Traveled 916m in 1min
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  • Traveled 418m in 29s
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  • Traveled 5km in 4min
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  • 16:55 Stop for 12min
  • Traveled 6km in 4min
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  • Traveled 3km in 4min
  • 17:39 1h 24min The magnificent Vikos gorge! Check out some details on https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vikos_Gorge
  • Traveled 6km in 10min
  • 19:14 Stop for 3min
  • Traveled 4km in 5min
  • 19:22 Stop for 11min
  • Traveled 1km in 2min
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  • Traveled 367m in 15s
  • 19:39 Stop for 4min
  • Traveled 1km in 1min
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  • Traveled 11km in 10min
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  • 20:29 Stop for 8min
  • Traveled 54km in 1h 24min
  • 22:02 Stop for 7min
  • Traveled 447m in 1min
  • 22:11 1h 12min Went out of gas right in front of a rock bar in a small village high in the dark cold rainy mountains on Easter Holiday! Miracle #1. Then a guesthouse on the street nearby working at 22:30 on Easter Holiday in Greece!!!
  • Traveled 257m in 1min
  • 23:25 12h 50min And then... we met a woman who spoke very good English and had just locked the only place in the area we could get food from. She smiled, returned to her little family restaurant, unlocked it, put on the lights and made one of the most delicious meals I've ever head. Just for us. We did not know what's going on but it was beautiful. Then we went back to the rock bar and left no earlier than 4 am :)

Day 4, Monday, May 2

457km in 6h · 55km/h
  • Traveled 16km in 14min
  • 12:29 4min The lake of Kastoria
  • Traveled 646m in 1min
  • 12:35 13min The lake of Kastoria
  • Traveled 5km in 12min
  • 13:01 Stop for 2min
  • Traveled 54km in 29min
  • 13:32 Stop for 6min
  • Traveled 91km in 47min
  • 14:26 Stop for 12min
  • Traveled 7km in 7min
  • 14:46 Stop for 3min
  • Traveled 401m in 1min
  • 14:50 50min A quick snack before heading towards the Macedonian mountains.
  • Traveled 44km in 29min
  • 16:10 Stop for 3min
  • Traveled 15km in 10min
  • 16:24 Stop for 5min
  • Traveled 162m in 25s
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  • Traveled 237m in 30s
  • 16:34 6min Macedonian scenery
  • Traveled 21km in 13min
  • 16:54 Stop for 31min
  • Traveled 3km in 6min
  • 17:32 3min Marto Berov in the city of Berovo. At last!
  • Traveled 535m in 27s
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  • 17:44 Stop for 12min
  • Traveled 3km in 4min
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  • Traveled 25km in 23min
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  • Traveled 2km in 5min
  • 18:49 1h 20min Tasty Macedonian food.
  • Traveled 17km in 17min
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  • Traveled 8km in 8min
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  • Traveled 14km in 16min
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  • Traveled 97m in 15s
  • 21:03 Stop for 5min
  • Traveled 22km in 27min
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  • Traveled 9km in 5min
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  • Traveled 71km in 46min
  • 22:36 Stop for 1h 03min
  • Traveled 14km in 20min
  • 00:00 Stop for 7min
  • Traveled 15km in 18min

Legend

  • Beautiful sight 6
  • Restaurant 6
  • Hotel 4
  • Gas station 2
  • Something special 2
  • Tourist sight 2
  • Generic stop 2
  • Race track 1