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Photo by Ellen Delis, Lagunas Ojos del Campo, Antofalla, Catamarca

I haven't been everywhere...
but it's on my list!


Photo by Ellen Delis,
Lagunas Ojos del Campo,
Antofalla, Catamarca



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The camp site is ok, I don’t know if I have to pay. No one about. But there is a restaurant about 25m away so I will be going there. They have wifi so I can get todays report up loaded. Sat in the sun, 17 degrees C, typing this up and taking the photos from phone.






With a nice view

Tomorrow I am going to the Tara Bridge and then right around the back of Durmitor.

Wayne

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its making me want to get out there again !!! stop it
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The route I am planning is to go to the Tara bridge and ask the Border guard if I can go through and barrier to take the road on the right along the side of the River Tara then up and over towards Lake Sušičko then go towards Zabljak.
You'll love it. Especially if the views are better than we had:


Love your report btw!
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You'll love it. Especially if the views are better than we had:


Love your report btw!

I hope it's good. Very misty at the moment

Wayne


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Day 29 Balkans Trip

Day 29 Balkans Trip

Had an awesome ride today. The Scenery was outstanding. I traveled from Pulzine to Kolasin via Lake Susicko and Lubljak. The route was to take me around the back of Durmitor National Park and up some great climbs

Day 29 Pulzine to Kolasin

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On route to the Montenegro/Bosnia Border the sun was trying to break through as I went down the Piva Canyon and over the Dam. Then it was time for a fruit tea before going through the border to take the Tara Canyon road. It was only about 0800 and still a bit nippy.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piva_(river)
https://www.dangerousroads.org/easte...nyon-road.html











From the Dam


Looking the other way

Then over the bridge






Further on down the road


Tea Break


Montenegro Border control

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Then in to Tara Canyon heading towards Lake Sušičko.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tara_River_Canyon


















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I stopped a Lake Sušičko with no water in it, although I did know there wouldn’t be any as it is only full after the winter thaw


The not so wet Lake




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I had another off today which was a bit of a schoolboy error. I was going round some sharp, steep up hill switch backs as i was climbing out of the Lake Sušičko bottom and I was in second gear due to me looking at the sights. I should have been in first, I went to change down but for some reason I only got neutral, lost momentum and over I went. At least I have a matching push-in on the inner of both my panniers now.


Looking at the other die of the Canyon where I had just come from




Whoops


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There was still a trace of snow on the grass and also a little snow/ice on the roads where the sun had not melted it as I was coming over the top from Sušičko










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I then went in to Lubljak where I was going to stop for the night but I still had a couple hours of day light left because I set off early in the morning. So I sat with a Coke and decided on what I was going to do. I made the decision to go to Kolasin, which will be my jump off point to go to Skopje in Maceadonia.

The road from Lubijak to Kolasin was great. A little wet in places where the sun hadn’t dried it out and oil/diesel was abundant in those areas. But overall a super road riding along side the Tara River for most of i













Found myself a cheapish nice hotel and I am going to chill for a couple of nights, Arrunya is safely in a garage. Getting to practice my German again with the old landlady as she doesn't speak more that a few words of English.
On Thursday its through Kosovo to Macedonia

Wayne

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its making me want to get out there again !!! stop it
Haha, Jealousy gets you nowhere

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Beautiful route. But at least in June 2014 the small section with the descent to and climb up from Sušičko Jezero was still gravel.
The climb up was asphalt, at least the route which I too was.

Wayne
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You'll love it. Especially if the views are better than we had:


Love your report btw!
Glad your liking the report, cheers

Wayne
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Wauu, I like your report too. I was "visiting" most of the places "in person", but it's always nice to seen them again.

Franc
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