European summer is very short, but before cycling south from Baltic countries I decided to visit St Petersburg at least for few days.
Tallinn will be for always engraving in my memory. And what I will remember forever is the Russian people's warmth that since I entered in the Baltic countries they didn't stop to welcome me. Without a doubt one of the nicest people that I met in Europe.
When I arrived in Riga I stayed in a camping. That night a storm with thunders and flash of lightings was released, for moments I believed that the tent will come out flying. Then the water began to enter from all the sides. In the morning I woke up with temperature, and I had to move to a hotel per a week, because it was raining all the time.
My way through Lithuania was as short as the distance that the country has. But these days were enough to know the country and the kindness of its people.
Warsaw is a unique city among the European capitals. At the end of the Second World War, near 80% of its buildings had been smashed. But the city was reconstructed during the communist age, and it would seem that during the last years it was invaded again, although this time for the capitalism
I was absolutely furious I wanted to break the whole shop. People that went passing the shop stopped to see that free show, some advised me to go to the police, and other ones told me: “I was also deceived here”.
Munich is the most important city in the south of Germany; it has majestic buildings, besides historical monuments, and important museums. It is also well-known by the celebrated party of the beer Oktoberfest. I stayed in the city during a week and I collected the money to cycle another itinerary of the trip.
The west of Austria is the area fewer populated of the country, there, it still expands the mountain range of The Alps, that has a lot of ski centers, one of the main tourist attractions of the country. And to cross this area by bike was not easy at all.
I arrived in Zurich and I met some guys, latins and europeans who had a band and were going to give a concert at their house that night. Due to I didn´t have any place to spend the night I went there. It was an usurped house, but in middle of the night police arrived and cancelled the party.