Routes No.III & IV: Ernie & Bert hitchhiking through Poland and Ucraine

After Kermit and Cookie Monster we’re happy to announce the 3rd and 4th route for Tramprennen 2012: Welcome Ernie & Bert!
Starting in Leipzig and Dresden, these two routes will lead us mostly through Poland and Ucraine. crossing the Carpathian Mountains, whoop whoop!

Route No.III: Ernie

Dresden (D) – Krakow (PL) – Zamosc (PL) – Lviv (UA) – Lyuta (UA) – Carei (RO) – Lake Surduc (RO)

The Route on Google Maps

Start: Dresden (Germany)
Size: large!
Water: the river Elbe passes the city withendless grassland
Important: football, watch this:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BJ7BDtE8yI

1st stage: Krakow (Poland)
Size: large
Water: Vistula river passes through the city
Important: the second highest building of Krakow has never been finished and is now named “Skeletor”

2nd stage: Zamosc (Poland)
Size: small
Water: there is a lake (at least seen on Google Street view :P )
Important: the city is listed as UNESCO world heritage since 1992

3rd stage: Lviv (Ucraine)
Size: large
Water: 296m above sea level
Important: was capital of chocolate in Europa and is still famous for sweets :)

4th stage: Lyuta (Ucraine)
Size: small
Water: three rivers (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene! :D)
Important: The European Rainbow Gathering took place close to Lyuta in 2009

5h stage: Carei (Romania)
Size: small
Water: not sure about that
Important: a Romanian football player was born in Carei

6th stage: Lake Surduc (Romania)
Size: Lake!
Water: Lake!
Important: Lake!

Route No.IV: Bert

Leipzig (D) – Opole (PL) – Gródek nad Dunajcem (PL) – Lviv (UA) – Dolyna (UA) – Dej (RO) – Lake Surduc (RO)

The Route on Google Maps

Start: Leipzig (Former German Democratic Republic)
Size: large
Water: many new lakes surrounding the city
Important: played the significant role in instigating the fall of communism in Eastern Europe

1st stage: Opole (Poland)
Size: medium
Water: the Oder River changed its direction after a flood to the West in the 16th century. 400 years later, the people followed ;)
Important: the Penny Bridge

2nd stage: Gródek nad Dunajcem (Poland)
Size: small
Water: situated directly at a huge lake (says google Maps, we’ll see!)
Important: funny name

3rd stage: Lviv (Ucraine)
Size: large
Water: 296m above sea level
Important: was capital of chocolate in Europa and is still famous for sweets :)

4th stage: Dolyna (Ucraine)
Size: small
Water: nature
Important: By the end of the 19th century to big city fires destroyed the town completely

5th stage: Dej (Romania)
Size:
Water: wherethe Someşul Mic River meets the river Someşul Mare River
Important: Dej means Deus (God in Latin)

6th stage: Lake Surduc (Romania)
Size: Lake!
Water: Lake!
Important: Lake!

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