Day 16 of “the day I dropped my bike” tour of Europe

The last day in Europe, returning to the UK and the first time I dropped my Ducati.

Day 14 of “The Ace Cafe Luzern and a Sauna Faux-Pas” tour of Europe

I visited the Ace Cafe in Luzern for a burger and a sticker.

Day 13 of “Lake Como and Switzerland” tour of Europe

From the sunny Italian coast to the cooler heights of the Swiss Alps.

Day 12 of “lost in Tuscany” tour of Europe

Tuscany and Cinque Terre really are mind-blowingly beautiful even when the choice of vehicle and outfits isn’t quite right.

Day 11 of “the Ducati factory tour” tour of Europe

I’ve brought Bella to her birthplace at the Ducati factory in Bologna and despite the rain we didn’t care and grinned quite a lot!

Day 10 of “the last day in Slovenia” tour of Europe

Last day in Slovenia saw me riding to the Alps to stay with a friend and have a beer with her.

Day 8 of “discovering Slovenia” tour of Europe

Ducati had a quick once over at the dealer’s and I took a ride to lake Jezersko.

Day 6 of “I bloody well made it to sLOVEnia” tour of Europe

Do you ever wake up feeling completely numb and no thoughts in your head at all? The sun was streaming into the room through the gap in the curtains. I … Continue reading Day 6 of “I bloody well made it to sLOVEnia” tour of Europe

Day 5 of “The real Du-cat-i” tour of Europe

You know you are fairly rural when you wake up to the sound of cow mooing and the smell of a cow shit. That’s where I am at my happiest. … Continue reading Day 5 of “The real Du-cat-i” tour of Europe

Day 4 of “a village with no pub” tour of Europe

Day 4 saw me mostly going fast on German motorways but also exploring some of the vineyards and searching for a pub.