Tag - Capital City

EVACUATION

We were planning to spend more time in Sahara before going to Spain and then to Morocco, but after three excellent days in Taghit, the hotel staff told us, that they got orders from the government to close the hotel and evacuate all customers out of Taghit. So next morning we took our non...

ALGIERS (الجزائر‎)

We left Jijel with our friendly police escort on time, the plan was to go to Djurdjura NP. But just a few kilometers from our destination, we were stopped and blocked by local Gendarmerie Nationale – they did not allow us and police to continue to Tikjda. So, after some refreshing...

TUNIS (تونس)

We spent a sunny Saturday in the heart of the capital city of Tunisia. We got there again by Bolt from Sidi Bou Said (20 TND, 30 minutes). Tunis was built by the Libyans in the 9th century BC at the end of the shallow Lake of Tunis, an inlet of the Gulf of Tunis. In 146 BC, during the...

LJUBLJANA

After three months break, we are back on the road! We took a long ride from our service location in the Czech Republic via Slovakia (toll 100 EUR) and Hungary (toll 3500 HUF) to Slovenia (toll 50 EUR). We made shortstop in one of the smallest European capitals – Ljubljana. It is a...

WARSZAWA

We have arrived late and we could not find a parking spot in the center of the city. So we have parked in spacious parking just a few kilometers from the Old Town listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Then we always took Bolt to get there and back (15 PLN / 10 minutes ride). We have...

VILNIUS

We spent again one day and night in the capital city. According to a legend, Vilnius was established by duke Gediminas in the early 14th century. Vilnius became the capital of what was at the time Europe‘s largest country, stretching from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea. The city has had...

TALLINN

We made it to Tallinn – the capital city of Estonia, just by chance, during the 27th Song Celebration and the 20th Dance Celebration. The Song Celebration tradition began with the first Song Celebration organized by Johann Voldemar Jannsen in Tartu on 18–20 June 1869. One of the...

BUCHAREST

We spent two days in the capital city with Its iconic landmark – the massive communist-era parlament building, . We explored historic Lipscani district – home to an energetic nightlife scene as well as tiny Eastern Orthodox Stavropoleos Church and 15th century Curtea Veche...

SOFIA

Busy two nights at capital of Bulgaria located below Vitosha Mountain. The city’s landmarks reflect more than 2,000 years of history, including Greek, Roman, Ottoman and Soviet occupation. Sofia was founded 2,500 years ago. Over the centuries, it has been given several names –...

TIRANA

We arrived very late to Tirana city centre, it was not easy to find the parking, but friendly local bus company let us park in their parking next to the lake. We took short walk to the city centre and jumped into little kebab store just at Skanderbeg Square to taste local street food...