Across the Balkans!

a trip by Brennan Purtzer
From: February 26th 2010
Until: May 3rd 2011

In the spring of 2010, I set out (visiting Sicilia and Malta) to visit the rest of Italy, then cross Slovenia and the Balkan countries.
Trip Length: 14 months
Blog Entries: 23
Photos: 498
Words: 50632

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
February 26th 2010 Part 1: The chromatic bird-man of Messina Europe » Italy » Sicily » Messina
February 28th 2010 Part 2: Falling in love, sushi and racing horses through the streets of Palermo Europe » Italy » Sicily » Palermo
March 4th 2010 Part 3: Hitchhiking Gozo with growling buses, smashed birdcages and Maltese Punks Europe » Malta » Malta » La Valletta
March 7th 2010 Part 4: Protests, birthdays and the re-election of Mussolini in Napoli Europe » Italy » Campania » Naples
March 8th 2010 Part 5: Reconstructing Jesus with midgets and bums in Foggia and Cerignola Europe » Italy » Apulia » Cerignola
March 10th 2010 Part 6: Getting played by road pirates, and meeting my cousin Remo from San Ginesio Europe » Italy » Marche » Fermo
March 12th 2010 Part 7: Dancing through the snowstorm of the century in San Marino Europe » San Marino » San Marino
March 14th 2010 Part 8: Communist protests, prostitutes and a birthday party in Modena Europe » Italy » Emilia-Romagna » Modena
March 14th 2010 Part 9: The Milanese trainhopping bum in a $2,000 Armani suit Europe » Italy » Lombardy » Milan
March 16th 2010 Part 10: YOU MUST GO TO VENICE Europe » Italy » Veneto » Venice
March 20th 2010 Part 11: Sweet bleeding dragons, and brightly painted plungers in Western Slovenja Europe » Slovenia » Upper Carniola » Ljubljana
March 23rd 2010 Part 12: Poison & Sauerkraut in the Alps; Lamborghinis and sore knees from getting too much action Europe » Austria » Styria » Leibnitz
March 30th 2010 Part 13: Tattooed badasses in wheelchairs vs the greatest musicians in Croatia Europe » Croatia » Central Croatia » Zagreb
April 1st 2010 Part 14: A massacre of my dreams and grandmothers in The Republika Srpska Europe » Bosnia & Herzegovina » North » Banja Luka
April 6th 2010 Part 15: Sarajevo: Trapped in a parking garage with Brad, Angelina & The Turkish Prime Minister Europe » Bosnia & Herzegovina » East » Sarajevo
April 9th 2010 Part 16: Getting Caned by an old man and briefly becoming a Muslim in Pljevlja, Montenegro Europe » Montenegro » Pljevlja
April 10th 2010 Part 17: A night at Ostrog Monastery Europe » Montenegro » Niksic
April 14th 2010 Part 18: Crashing a wedding with a band of gypsies in Podgorica Europe » Montenegro » Podgorica
April 21st 2010 Part 19: Trapped in Tirana Europe » Albania » West » Tirana
April 28th 2010 Part 20: Burning Tires, Serbian Rakija, and Nazi Pizza in Kosovo Europe » Kosovo » Centre » Prishtina
April 30th 2010 Part 21: Macedonia, the only place to go Europe » Macedonia » Skopje
May 2nd 2010 Part 22, The Final Chapter -- Kobenhavn: Free Beer, Pig Men, and Butter Cookies in the Pearl of Denmark Europe » Denmark » Region Hovedstaden » Copenhagen
May 26th 2010 Fourth Life: A Congressional Campaign Manager, Living in Baja Mexico North America » Mexico » Baja California » Tijuana
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