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,…