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Old 25 Dec 2008
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Hi everybody,
Just to announce that we are planing to host a HU travellers meeting in Macedonia, end of September 2009.
The place is in the southern part of Macedonia, the area called Mariovo, one of the most picturesque and ecologicaly cleanest area in Macedonia.
Details will follow soon...
Hope to meet some of you there
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That's good news! Hope it works out. Great landscape indeed. I'd be interested to come. A delegation of the Bavarian Huns

I couldn't find Mariovo in Google maps. If I remember correctly it is in the vicinity of Bitola - some 50 to 100 kays east into the mountains?


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Actually, the area Mariovo is devided in 3 municipalities, Kavadarci, Prilep and Bitola. It was the only part of Macedonia which stayed out of reach from the Ottoman Empire, thanks to the beautiful girl Maria, who gave her life for that (very interesting story, if you come, you'll learn about it).
The place we are preparing is under the municipality Prilep, near the village Vitolište (you can find it on viamichelin.com, type Vitoliste as destination), and its ca. 40 km. south-east from Prilep.
The area it self is very picturesque, beautiful rocks that reach out from the arable land, wealthy with old domestic fires, God sanctuaries and temples, archological and historical sites, the canyon of Crna reka (Black river)...
Anyhow, If I tell you that I have been there at least a couple of dosen times, and every time is more interesting than the previous...
If Mother Nature was to create a landscape aspeccially for motorcycle riding, on and off road, believe me, it would be Mariovo... if you don't believe me, come for your self and see...
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Yep, I found Vitoliste on my Macedonia map. I agree, that's glorious enduro area!

Last spring I had intended to visit Konopiste, because there are supposed to be some interesting rock formations. Unfortunately I got lost on some very small backroads But I still enjoyed the ride and just camped in the bush
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Hi everybody,
Just to announce that we are planing to host a HU travellers meeting in Macedonia, end of September 2009.
The place is in the southern part of Macedonia, the area called Mariovo, one of the most picturesque and ecologicaly cleanest area in Macedonia.
Details will follow soon...
Hope to meet some of you there

How are your plans getting along? September is booked for this event

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is the meet still on?

Hi I am verry interested in coming to your meeting it will make an interesting ride across to you. I saw it in the HU meetings page but I am concerned now as it has been taken off. I do hope its still on.
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May grandsons of Ottomans join ? !

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Actually, the area Mariovo is devided in 3 municipalities, Kavadarci, Prilep and Bitola. It was the only part of Macedonia which stayed out of reach from the Ottoman Empire, thanks to the beautiful girl Maria, who gave her life for that (very interesting story, if you come, you'll learn about it).
The place we are preparing is under the municipality Prilep, near the village Vitolište (you can find it on viamichelin.com, type Vitoliste as destination), and its ca. 40 km. south-east from Prilep.
The area it self is very picturesque, beautiful rocks that reach out from the arable land, wealthy with old domestic fires, God sanctuaries and temples, archological and historical sites, the canyon of Crna reka (Black river)...
Anyhow, If I tell you that I have been there at least a couple of dosen times, and every time is more interesting than the previous...
If Mother Nature was to create a landscape aspeccially for motorcycle riding, on and off road, believe me, it would be Mariovo... if you don't believe me, come for your self and see...
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Don't know if meeting is still valid and open to anyone? !
After reading the words about Ottomans kept out from the place, I wondered if I may go in or not!
Don't know the story of Maria but guess if another Maria will say welcome to keep me away

Anyhow, would like to join if everything goes well...

Will need certain place and longitude/latitude to meet .

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Don't know the story of Maria ....

Anyhow, would like to join if everything goes well...

Will need certain place and longitude/latitude to meet .

Regards,

Samy

Hi Samy,

south-east of Prilep there is a place called Vitoliste (roughly N41 14.869 E21 52.047). That's where the meeting is supposed to tale place.

Regarding Maria - I don't know the story either, but there might be some beautiful Marias around We should go and do some bird-watching

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Hi Samy,

south-east of Prilep there is a place called Vitoliste (roughly N41 14.869 E21 52.047). That's where the meeting is supposed to tale place.

Regarding Maria - I don't know the story either, but there might be some beautiful Marias around We should go and do some bird-watching

Hans

Hallo Hans,

We will see there only well packaged motorcyclists with boots, riding trousers, helmets, riding gloves, etc.
Anyhow dreaming is good sometimes.

But I wonder the word of: "ecologically cleanest area of Macedonia". Does it mean very clean forest ?

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Hi everyone, sorry for my late reply, but I had some obligations...
Anyhow, if Grant agrees, we can make the meeting, we will have a trial one (just local) now in the first weekend of June, just to make sure we can do it and arrange everything.
Someone mentioned that Sept. is full, so I can also accept another date, any suggestions?
I promiss I'll be more present from now on, so tell me what you think?
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Hi everyone, sorry for my late reply, but I had some obligations...
Anyhow, if Grant agrees, we can make the meeting, we will have a trial one (just local) now in the first weekend of June, just to make sure we can do it and arrange everything.
Someone mentioned that Sept. is full, so I can also accept another date, any suggestions?
I promiss I'll be more present from now on, so tell me what you think?
Hi there,

Let say,first weekend of June is OK!I'll be there(even onother 2or 3 BG-bikers),if it is open for booking.

Regards from Bulgaria,

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Hi there,

Let say,first weekend of June is OK!I'll be there(even onother 2or 3 BG-bikers),if it is open for booking.

Regards from Bulgaria,

Simon
Hi Simon,
booking is open, and you can sign in over the adequate thread on the HUBB (click here) or directly over the Macedonian moto-touring portal (click here)
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Hi Simon,
booking is open, and you can sign in over the adequate thread on the HUBB (click here) or directly over the Macedonian moto-touring portal (click here)
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Hi there,

Thanks,before signing,would like to ask is that two events like Mariovo tour and HU meeting in one?If not how many HUBB-ers would participate in that tour please,or what is the correct HU meeting date in Macedonia?

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Its a shame that September is full, late August would be good for me, I think October may be a little cool riding over the alps.
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Hi there,

Thanks,before signing,would like to ask is that two events like Mariovo tour and HU meeting in one?If not how many HUBB-ers would participate in that tour please,or what is the correct HU meeting date in Macedonia?

Regards,

Simon
Hi Simon,
The Moto Tour Mariovo is not like a HU meeting, but it has a similar character.
There is no loud rock music, no engine and tire burning and geting drunk. Quite oposit, the atmosfere is relaxed, there is a cultural program with repertoar of old macedonian folk songs, educational motorcycle games like gympkana, conversation beside camp fire... etc...
The HU Meeting in Macedonia has to be arranged and aproved first. The date is still open for discussion, so we will see... I hope that soon I'll have more details about it...
Cheers !

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