Sideroad (Video)

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When a mapping app led bike tourist Jan Lauber to an illegal border crossing on a gravel sideroad in Kosovo, things went haywire. Jan produced this fun little illustrated video to document the unfortunate series of events. Watch it here…

After mapping a route on a cycling app, an innocent-seeming sideroad led traveling cyclist Jan Lauber to an extraordinary experience at the border from Serbia to Kosovo. Jan was ultimately forced to confront a string of bureaucratic red tape and the effects of a tense relationship between two countries. After the fact, Jan put together this cleverly illustrated, fun video to document the experience. Hit the CC button for English subtitles.

“When one door closes, two new ones usually open. Unfortunately, I don’t yet know where the two open doors are, but I’m confident that I will find one or the other in the near future.”

Sideroad video, Jan Lauber
  • Sideroad video, Jan Lauber
  • Sideroad video, Jan Lauber
  • Sideroad video, Jan Lauber

For more, check out Jan’s Instagram @whackpackherz



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