Beach Bumming: The Balkans, Barcelona, and Basque Country

a trip by Vagabond Voyagers
From: August 14th 2010
Until: September 12th 2010
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August 14th 2010

This year's trip is a bit of a do-over - last year's attempt at a European odyssey with tthe boys, involving either the British or French Grand Prix and running with the bulls in Pamplona was an EPIC FAIL, with Tri, then Tam backing out. Tam's off to Chile for skiing this summer, but shockingly, Tri is going to Europe! By himself!!!

But I'm skeptical ... Tri's penchant for flaking out is becoming legendary, and though he sent me a copy of his e-ticket, I still suspect he forged it. I've told him more than once that, until I see him in Europe, I won't believe that he is going. And even then, I would still suspect that it's a clone, or an impersonator.

Tri's got his own plans, and mine involve bumming around the beautiful Balkan beaches in Montenegro and Croatia, with a quick little jaunt into Bosnia. There will be no running of the bulls this year, but we will manage to meet up for a handful of days in Spain, with another birthday celebrated in my adopted homeland, followed up by some bouncing around the brilliant Basque tapas bars of San Sebastian's old town.
Trip Length: 4 weeks
Blog Entries: 30
Photos: 569
Words: 33891

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
August 14th 2010 Revolution of the Sun North America » Canada » Alberta » Calgary
August 15th 2010 Melting in Montenegro Oceans and Seas » Atlantic » Atlantis
August 16th 2010 The Best Laid Plans ... Oceans and Seas » Atlantic » Atlantis
August 17th 2010 Sweatin' in Sveti Stefan Oceans and Seas » Atlantic » Atlantis
August 18th 2010 The Answer: Paradise Oceans and Seas » Atlantic » Atlantis
August 19th 2010 Two Sore Thumbs Oceans and Seas » Atlantic » Atlantis
August 20th 2010 A Short Course in Swedish Porn Oceans and Seas » Atlantic » Atlantis
August 21st 2010 Hot 'n Fun Oceans and Seas » Atlantic » Atlantis
August 22nd 2010 Kings of Medicine Oceans and Seas » Atlantic » Atlantis
August 23rd 2010 Roll That Tongue, Baby! Europe » Croatia » Dalmatia » Dubrovnik
August 24th 2010 Infinite Europe » Croatia » Dalmatia » Dubrovnik
August 25th 2010 An Open Letter Oceans and Seas » Atlantic » Atlantis
August 26th 2010 Bosnian Cafe Culture 101 Oceans and Seas » Atlantic » Atlantis
August 27th 2010 Finding My Inner Bosnian Oceans and Seas » Atlantic » Atlantis
August 28th 2010 Aquapura Europe » Croatia » Dalmatia » Split
August 29th 2010 St. Burek Europe » Croatia » Central Croatia » Plitvice Lakes National Park
August 30th 2010 Anthem of the Angels Europe » Croatia » Central Croatia » Zagreb
August 31st 2010 Absurd Europe » Spain » Catalonia » Barcelona
September 1st 2010 All Tri Wanted For His Birthday Was a Happy Ending Europe » Spain » Catalonia » Barcelona
September 2nd 2010 Snaggletooth Europe » Spain » Catalonia » Barcelona
September 3rd 2010 Miss Spain Europe » Spain
September 4th 2010 Picnic Perfection Europe » Spain
September 5th 2010 Oh Canada Europe » Spain
September 6th 2010 Creep Europe » Spain » La Rioja
September 7th 2010 Playing With Fire Europe » Spain » La Rioja » Haro
September 8th 2010 Unsung Heroes Europe » Spain » Cantabria » Santander
September 9th 2010 The Curse of the Blue Sneaker Europe » Spain » Cantabria » Comillas
September 10th 2010 Sweeter Than Spanish? Europe » Spain » Cantabria » Santander
September 11th 2010 Inception Europe » Germany » Hesse » Frankfurt
September 12th 2010 Full Circle North America » Canada » Alberta » Calgary
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