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Bye Bye Nepal Its been Fantastic.

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The Uncharted Road To Muktinath altitude 3800m

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In the morning after breakfast we headed to the permit office in Damside. On our way we stopped to ask for some directions and another couple of people came over to chat this time it was an English guy who…

Pokhara Nepal

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So we rode from Kathmandu to Pokhara yesterday on the road which is supposed to be one of the worst in the country and since the average road isnt great you can imagine it was a little fun. It did…

Kathmandu Diwali and Some Exploring

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So the bike arrived as scheduled and we went down to the Cargo area of the airport in the afternoon but we were told it would not be ready until the following day. We did meet a young guy who…

Nepal First Few Days in Kathmandu

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We arrived after a fantastic view out of our plane window of the Himalayan mountains poking through the clouds. It was a hell of a site and got us both pretty excited The airport was one of the smallest I…

Dubai

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Dubai has been great. Very relaxing. The first thing we did was take the bike to KTM. I say the first thing we went the following day after arriving. We also washed all our clothes properly for the first time…

Iran

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After two days of rest we made our way to the Iran border Cat in full longsleeves and headscarf and under her bike gear. As we got close near Mount Ararat we saw another biker so I decided to pull…

Charity Ride to Tbilisi

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So the next morning we woke up and left Istanbul in 2 groups as the 3 BMW riders had to collect their bikes from the service and were going to catch us up. We rode out of Istanbul as 4…

Istanbul Turkey

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Istanbul We arrive in Istanbul to Spormoto the KTM dealer and importer for Turkey at about 6am and it doesnt open until 9am so we have to wait around. While we are there I put the front end back on…

South West Turkey The Accident

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After about 200km we came to the TurkeyBulgaria border. We got no special treatment this time and we did find things to be a little backward. You would queue up get to the front then be told you need to…

Prague and Budapest

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Prague and Budapest In the morning we loaded up and headed to Prague pretty uneventful apart from we had someone pull out of a side turning very fast right in front of us it happened so quick I didnt even…

Moto GP Brno

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Once we arrived in Brno we found the Radka campsite which we had booked in advance but it was a little sloped so we went to others to see if they had space but all of them were full too…

Ukraine Romania Hungary

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Ukraine Well to say the least its an interesting place. The roads are TERRIBLE and VERY dangerous not for any other reason than they are appalling and they lure you into a false sense of security by being great for…

Poland

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The following morning we headed east towards Poland. The roads became a bit rougher as we entered Poland but not really bad since I am writing this from Ukraine and these are truly bad roads We headed pretty much south…

Berlin

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Wow what a place a great city very cool and so much modern history. Yesterday we did the hoponhopoff bus tour it was a great way to get round the whole city and see some of the main sites and…

The Road to Berlin 2 Animal Stories

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So the last week or so has not been as fullon exciting like Morocco but we have done some amazing rides been over 5 passes in the alps and crossed into 5 countries We basically sped through Italy to a…

The Ship That SUCKED

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The Ship That Sucked So we decided to get the ferry from Morocco to Italy. I know the hardcore biker out there will be saying its not really a bike trip if we get the ferry when we can ride…

Essaouira

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Essaouira After Morocco we headed for Essaouira The ride was pretty uneventful as it was just 200km of motorway. The one thing we did see a lot of was big lorries that were massively overloaded so overloaded its worrying Yet…

Marrakech

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Marrakech From Tinghir we crossed the Altas Mountains heading for Marrakech. We werent sure what to expect as Fes had really put us off big cities. The ride over was great it was about 200km of flat roads then just…

Tinghir Dades Valley and Todra Gorge

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The only downside of the ride to Tinghir was getting ripped off royally at our lunch stop. Not much in major terms we paid about 16313 when it should have been 1636 but thats still double and the guy was…

Fes It was a bit of a dump.

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After Chefchaouen we headed over towards Fes Moroccos oldest city and it used to be the capital. It was a fantastic ride the roads were great we had awesome mountain views then forest then desert. We drove througb Ketama and…

The Karma Cockroach.

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This story has three characters The Wife a petite Australian who doesnt like creepy crawlies The Husband a big tough guy who will take on anything and the Cockroach on steroids at a massive 3.5 inches who believes in Karma.…

Into Morocco and Chefchaouen

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Into Morocco and Chefchaouen WOW what a culture shock maybe its because we have only been on the road a week or maybe no amount of time would prepare you for it. After being waved through the Spanish border the…

Rest Of Spain

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Electricity crisis averted – we took pictures of the adapter we had borrowed to show to people in stores, and finally they understood what we wanted. Now everything has battery again!   We also bought a Camel Pack – very…

Horizions Unlimited

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Horizons unlimited Well it was ok we definitely took some good knowledge away from it but it was also a bit daunting. Many people gave us what they thought was great advice but all of it was conflicting information There…