Our Travel Map

Here you can follow us on our journey. Check out the line — it’s the way we’ve already travelled. Click on the markers to find out more about our adventure.

As we trav­elled in the last months in a con­fus­ing zig­zag we will explain you our route. We divided our tour into 4 stages.

Stage 1 (June — August 2018) — Green line
3 months cyc­ling trip from Ger­many to Montenegro 
We star­ted our jour­ney on 1st of June 2018 in Ger­many. We cycled along the Danube and the Green Belt Balkan (former Iron Cur­tain) to the wet­land Ulcinj Salina in Montenegro. Along the way we vis­ited inter­est­ing pro­tec­ted areas and stayed with loc­al people.

Stage 2 (Septem­ber — Octo­ber 2018) — Blue Line
2 months volun­teer­ing for the bird para­dise Ulcinj Salina and explor­ing Montenegro
Vivi helped the loc­al nature pro­tec­tion organ­isa­tion MSJA (Dr. Mar­tin Schneider-Jac­oby Asso­ci­ation) in cre­at­ing an info bro­chure about Ulcinj Salina and in improv­ing the web­site. We also had time to explore the beau­ti­ful coun­try of Montenegro and its diverse nat­ur­al treasures. 

Stage 3 (Novem­ber 2018 — May 2019) — Red line
7 months of hitch­hik­ing and volun­teer­ing
We hitch­hiked, took busses and trains through Albania, Greece, Tur­key, Geor­gia, Armenia and all the way back to Montenegro. We volun­teered for 6 weeks (Nov — Dec 2018) in the refugee-pro­ject Habibi.Works in Ioan­nina, Greece. From March to May we sup­por­ted a Greek fam­ily in Agios Nikolaos for 2 weeks and helped on an organ­ic farm close to Herak­lion for 2 months. 

Stage 4 (June — July 2019) — Purple line
Cyc­ling through East­ern Europe
We cycled through Montenegro, Bos­nia and Herzegov­ina, Croa­tia, Hun­gary, Aus­tria, Slov­akia, Czech Repub­lic and Poland. In Krakow we took the train to Gdansk where Vivi’s mum pick us up and drove with us to Dziemiany.

Stage 5 (August — Septem­ber 2019) — Yel­low line
Explor­ing the region of Kaschu­bia
Vivi­anes moth­er man­ages hol­i­day cot­tages 100km south of Gdansk dir­ectly at a lake sur­roun­ded by two nature parks. Vivi­ane knows the hilly land­scape with pine and beech forests, clear lakes and mean­der­ing rivers already since her child­hood. Now she has time to show Stef­fen her second home.