Onward to Cyprus!


After battling the snow, ice, mud and injuries (caused by said challenges) through Hungary, I came to the realization that trying to traverse Serbia in the middle of Winter was a bit more than I could chew. My late start has caught up to me, which was not completely unexpected. I decided to stop at … Continue reading Onward to Cyprus!

Budapest to Putnok


I bought a new pair of shoes in Budapest, but decided not to use them because the weather had been so poor. The hills north of Budapest were quite slick and muddy, and the mud combined with the constant soaking and drying tends to be very hard on shoe fabrics. I didn’t want to ruin … Continue reading Budapest to Putnok

Nagyvazsony to Budapest


Following my first rest day in Hungary, I departed for what would be a difficult 8-day stretch into the capital of Budapest. All eight days would be relatively long, as I put my foot on the accelerator. The first day was quite dreary. It was gray and cold all day, and the long stretches of … Continue reading Nagyvazsony to Budapest

Kirchschlag in der Buckligen Welt to Nagyvazsony


Coming off a rest day, I left the hills of Austria and crossed the border into Hungary, marking the completion of the fifth country. It rained all day, which made the entrance a bit dreary. The border was just a small concrete marker in the forest about 4km from the town of Koszeg.  Koszeg was … Continue reading Kirchschlag in der Buckligen Welt to Nagyvazsony