Medugorje to Neum with a Folding Bike

Twilight Dive, midsummer, Neum, Bosnia  David Bugeja (c) 2018 I did not want to stay in Neum. Out of the question, out of my mind that I’d even consider stopping over for even a single night in this tacky tourist enclave. Certainly not in midsummer with all the hotels packed tight and the ceaseless procession of luxury coaches forever emptying their motley cargo onto…

With a folding bike to Medugorje

Sunrise over Kruzevac, Cross Mountain, Medugorje  David Bugeja (c) 2018

Valletta to Medugorje with a Dahon Folding Bike

Across the Calabrian Interior from Guardia Piemontese to Sibari via San Marco Argentano  David Bugeja (c) 2018

Trebinje to Medugorje by Bicycle

Sunrise over Kruzevac, Medugorje David Bugeja (c) 2018  The priest said – “Do one little bit of good in a sea of evil. What does it count? It counts for God who can multiply that good as he multiplied the five loaves and two fishes. It does matter that I try to help someone even in a little way. That person perhaps might then…

The Longest Ride

 Hercegovacka Gracanica, Serbian Orthodox monastery – atop the Crkvina Hill – two kilometres away from Trebinje town centre  David Bugeja (c) 2018 Cycling day and night I fronted up at the Hotel Leotar in Trebinje town centre on August 16, 2017 at 2.15 am. Just shy of two hundred cycled kilometres from Medjugorje in southwestern Bosnia. I had crossed the border into Croatia at…

Valletta to Medugorje by Bicycle after Skin Cancer – Ride across Sicily

Last day in Sicily – 5 am Sunrise over  Calabria, as I ride from Acicastello to Villa San Giovanni before the day’s heat and sun start to kick in.  David Bugeja (c) 2018 July 9, 2017, Sunday, 11.35 am  I  push on down the street and force a heavy step forward and grasp the slipping string handles of two recycled grocery bags (one in each…

Medugorje after Melanoma

Sunrise over Kruzevac (Cross Mountain), Medjugorje  David Bugeja (c) 2017 Melanoma challenged me. Pick up the pieces, adapt to the new status quo and get back to a life worth living. But do get back and never let any doctor, any friend or anyone else for that matter tell you what you should do or can do or ought to be doing. Oh yes,…