Bucket list tractor trip - couple drive from Germany to Croatia

Retired couple Ulli and Katica Hellmann have travelled for 12 days through four countries by tractor from their home in Bavaria to Katica’s native town of Tribalj in Croatia.

Couple make 12-day trip from Germany to Croatia on a tractor.

Couple make 12-day trip from Germany to Croatia on a tractor. Image by Jessica Schmitt / CC BY 2.0

According to Katica, the couple were living out a dream: ‘My only wish which I have not fulfilled was to come from Germany by tractor to Tribalj’. The couple and their tractor have a long history together, said Ulli: ‘I have been together with my wife for 44 years, exactly as old as this tractor is. I know its every move, what it is capable of.’ Next year they plan to tour Croatia in the tractor, which has become something of a local attraction. Read more: croatiaweek.com

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