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A weekend in Southern Ireland

Not on the bike for a change this last weekend, we had to go to Wicklow just South of Dublin to look at a possible venue for the 2015 International Norton Rally. Alex came along to bolster the drinking team…

Clear Lake

The silence was deafening. And exactly what we were looking for. Day to day life had, in recent weeks, become exhausting. Yes, a certain amount of angst is simply due to restlessness in our quest to return to the road.…

Leaving on a Freighter

The blog is still a little behind , but  between golden Jerusalem and the  remedies of the  Dead Sea time has not been my own and keeping me from QWERTY , so I hope to get the updates done later…

Balbriggan break ….

Day 144 – L: Nooooo, do I have to get up……? We had breakfast and packed everything up and set off again. We managed to find what remains of Dunmoe Castle this morning on the way out. It stands on…

Desbravando Istambul

A importância de Istambul na história recente se dá principalmente pela sua localização, além de ligar o continente Europeu ao Asiático também tem o estreito de Bósforo que liga o Mar Negro ao Mar Egeu e é uma importante rota.…

Reliving the ancient days ….

Day 142 – L: Aah, the bar-lady last night was such a little sweetie. She stands less than 5 feet tall and is this little old dear. She has been the bar-lady there for 50 years. Steve thought that she…

Getting to know Colombia

After a few long and frustrating days dealing with shipping bureaucracies we were very excited to finally have our van back. We spent another couple of days doing some sightseeing in Cartagena before departing. We visited an old Spanish fort…

Dahab

The ride up to Dahab was one of my more relaxed times on the scooter , we had a short distance to ride and time on our side a rare  combination on this trip ,  so it was all about …

The Tatacoa Desert

From Bogota, we headed south towards the Tatacoa Desert.  We didn’t know much about this desert besides a few pictures we had seen that looked very similar to Bryce Canyon in Utah.  These pictures were enough to inspire us to…

Top 5 fotos – Santorini, Grécia

Com tantos lugares bacanas em nossa viagem, resolvemos separar cinco fotos de alguns lugares que passamos, fotos que não necessariamente retratam bem o lugar, mas sim momentos que saíram bem na foto e que gostamos… simples assim o processo decisório,…

Out of Africa or not ?

The ride started early and within no time I was riding through the town of Suez in search of the tunnel that would take me across to the Sinai , and to the road that would lead to Sharm El…

Baños, Ecuador

In my tourist guide book for South America there are highlights listed for each country. And while I try to visit some of them, it’s not always possible to get to see them all. There six places listed for Ecuador,…

East, West … Home is best?

Day 139 – S: Even though downstairs, everyone was getting ready for school and work, we slept on. We have noticed that with the homes here being wooden, when you are downstairs, you hear every thump upstairs. Strangely when you…

Botswana

Πατήστε εδώ για να δείτε όλες τις φωτογραφίες από Μποτσουάνα! Πόση μα πόση διαφορά μπορεί να έχουν δύο τουρίστες μεταξύ τους! Πριν φύγω από το Livingstone μίλησα για λίγο με μια Αμερικανίδα τουρίστρια… …πιτσιρικά 24 χρονών (σιγά ρε κουρασμένο παλικάρι),…

Chapter 3

We have left you waiting for a while but the places and the experiences are more than exciting and things happen much faster so please excuse our delay. Entering the Czech Republic was pretty straight forward and Český Krumlov, our…