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Balkaravana 2020 cycling tour promotes peace, sustainable mobility in Western Balkans

Balkaravana 2020 cycling tour sustainable mobility

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September 21, 2020

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The Center for the Environment from Banja Luka, in cooperation with cycling promotion organizations from Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Albania, has organized a cycling tour of the four countries, called Balkaravana 2020, with the aim of strengthening and promoting intercultural dialogue, sustainable development, green mobility, and peace in the Western Balkan region.

Balkaravana 2020, which ends on October 4, is also aimed at promoting a healthy lifestyle and sustainable mobility, according to a public invitation to take part in the tour.

During the tour, the participants, aged between 18 and 30 years, are visiting a number of communities to get acquainted with their cultural and historical heritage, and meet local people.

The cyclists, aged between 18 and 30, will get acquainted with the customs and way of life in the four countries

In each city along the tour, participants are getting acquainted with the customs and way of life of people in different parts of Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Albania.

The cyclists can taste the local cuisine, listen to local music, enjoy sightseeing, and feel the atmosphere in the streets of the cities hosting the tour.

The four organizations helping arrange the tour are based in Belgrade (Serbia), Zenica (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Podgorica (Montenegro), and Shkodër (Albania). The first stage of Balkaravana, taking place in Albania, kicked off on September 19 and ends on September 22, while the next stage is due to be held in Bosnia and Herzegovina, starting on September 24.

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