Go Back   Horizons Unlimited - The HUBB > Regional Forums > Europe

Europe Topics specific to Western and Eastern Europe, from UK to the Russian border, and south-east to Turkey.
Contact Overland Solutions for all your custom modifications and setup for overland travel.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 28 Aug 2005
Registered Users
Veteran HUBBer
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Switzerland
Posts: 104
Ukraine/Krym: Arabat Tongue

Does anybody have any info about the Arabat Tongue (Arabats'Ka Zatka?), a 110km long sand spit in the west of the Sea of Azov, some 150km NE from Yalta? Garmin World map says there's a road or path and on satelite pictures it looks like there's one also. Is there a road/pist/path? Any restrictions or problems? Conditions? Anyone ridden that bit? Any info appreciated...

Thanx, Kudi

------------------
Ride Your Dreams
__________________
Ride Your Dreams
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 27 Sep 2005
Registered Users
HUBB regular
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Germany
Posts: 46
When I was in Odessa, Vlad Litvinov told me there's not much to see there. It's a 70 mile stretch of boring gravel road between water, water, sand, and more gravel.
__________________
Greg N.
http://hothaus.de/greg-tour
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 27 Sep 2005
Registered Users
Veteran HUBBer
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Switzerland
Posts: 104
Hi Ghorian. Hmm... gravel, sand, water and even more gravel... doesn't that exactly sound like what I'm looking for No, seriousely, did you hear if it is actualy rideable? And if yes, what about difficulty, e.g. long, soft sand parts?

Thanks, Kudi

------------------
Ride Your Dreams

[This message has been edited by Kudi (edited 27 September 2005).]
__________________
Ride Your Dreams
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 27 Sep 2005
Registered Users
HUBB regular
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Germany
Posts: 46
I don't know anything beyond Vlad's comment that I quoted. The Crimea map I have looks like it's a somewhat usable road:

http://coolhaus.de/misc/crimea-map.jpg

Have you been on the crimea before?

My opinion is, there is not much to see north of the Evpatoria-Feodosia line.

http://coolhaus.de/iv/05/iv.php?widt...xl-crimea3.jpg

It's rather flat and uneventful north of that line. Get to the south quickly, spend more time there.

--
Greg N.
http://hothaus.de/greg-tour/
__________________
Greg N.
http://hothaus.de/greg-tour
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 Registered Users and/or Members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


 
 


HU DVD Summer Special!

Now that summer is here, get On the Road! Take 30% off the Achievable Dream - On the Road! 2-DVD set until August 31 only. Get On the Road! Learn the tips to staying healthy, happy and secure on your motorcycle adventure!

Our veteran travellers share their tips (and great stories) for staying healthy, happy and secure on your motorcycle adventure.

"A fantastic, informative and inspirational DVD."

"It's brilliant - thank you very much!"

Check it out at the HU Store! Remember to use Coupon Code 'ONTHEROAD' on your order when you checkout.


Renedian Adventures


Renedian Adventures

What others say about HU...

"I just wanted to say thanks for doing this and sharing so much with the rest of us." Dave, USA

"Your website is a mecca of valuable information and the DVD series is informative, entertaining, and inspiring! The new look of the website is very impressive, updated and catchy. Thank you so very much!" Jennifer, Canada

"...Great site. Keep up the good work." Murray and Carmen, Australia

"We just finished a 7 month 22,000+ mile scouting trip from Alaska to the bottom of Chile and I can't tell you how many times we referred to your site for help. From how to adjust your valves, to where to stay in the back country of Peru. Horizons Unlimited was a key player in our success. Motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world are in debt to your services." Alaska Riders

contest pic

10th Annual HU Travellers Photo Contest is on now! This is an opportunity for YOU to show us your best photos and win prizes!

NEW! HU 2014 Adventure Travel T-shirts! are now available in several colors! Be the first kid on your block to have them! New lower prices on synths!

HU 2014 T-shirts now in!

Check out the new Gildan Performance cotton-feel t-shirt - 100% poly, feels like soft cotton!


What turns you on to motorcycle travel?


Global Rescue, WORLDwide evacuation services for EVERYONE

Global Rescue is the premier provider of medical, security and evacuation services worldwide and is the only company that will come to you, wherever you are, and evacuate you to your home hospital of choice. Additionally, Global Rescue places no restrictions on country of citizenship - all nationalities are eligible to sign-up!


New to Horizons Unlimited?

New to motorcycle travelling? New to the HU site? Confused? Too many options? It's really very simple - just 4 easy steps!

Horizons Unlimited was founded in 1997 by Grant and Susan Johnson following their journey around the world on a BMW R80 G/S motorcycle.

Susan and Grant Johnson Read more about Grant & Susan's story

Membership - help keep us going!

Horizons Unlimited is not a big multi-national company, just two people who love motorcycle travel and have grown what started as a hobby in 1997 into a full time job (usually 8-10 hours per day and 7 days a week) and a labour of love. To keep it going and a roof over our heads, we run events (22 this year!); we sell inspirational and informative DVDs; we have a few selected advertisers; and we make a small amount from memberships.

You don't have to be a Member to come to an HU meeting, access the website, the HUBB or to receive the e-zine. What you get for your membership contribution is our sincere gratitude, good karma and knowing that you're helping to keep the motorcycle travel dream alive. Contributing Members and Gold Members do get additional features on the HUBB. Here's a list of all the Member benefits on the HUBB.


Books & DVDs

amazon

All the best travel books and videos listed and often reviewed on HU's famous Books page. Check it out and get great travel books from all over the world.


Motorcycle Express for shipping and insurance!

Motorcycle Express

MC Air Shipping, (uncrated) USA / Canada / Europe and other areas. Be sure to say "Horizons Unlimited" to get your $25 discount on Shipping!
Insurance - see: For foreigners traveling in US and Canada and for Americans and Canadians traveling in other countries, then mail it to MC Express and get your HU $15 discount!




All times are GMT +1. The time now is 03:37.