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Ride to the Arctic – Stage 2

Ride to the Arctic – Stage 2

Stage 2: Stavanger to Trondheim (via Bergen) This is the part of the journey that I have been the most excited about since I learnt of the fjords and it doesn’t disappoint. Everything that has been said of Norway, whether it’s ‘Motorcyclist’s...
Ride to the Arctic – Stage 1

Ride to the Arctic – Stage 1

Stage 1: Geneva to Stavanger The first stage of my journey takes me from Lake Geneva region through Germany to Denmark and over the Baltic sea to southern Norway. In brief here are a few stats: Over 2,000kms covered in 48 hours 995kms by motorcycle Overnight train and...
A little news from Switzerland

A little news from Switzerland

Dear Family, Friends and fellow riders, We’ve some news that we’d like to share with you. As you may know, early last year I popped the question to Arja and she accepted! Last October as financés we left on our trip around the Mediterranean Sea and through...
Mountains, Dunes and Medinas of Morocco

Mountains, Dunes and Medinas of Morocco

The dirty side of Morocco Recovered from our freezing evening in the icebox and keen to find sustenance we headed out of our hotel in Sefrou in search of breakfast. On the main road there was a coffee bar with a handful of locals drinking coffee and reading the paper,...
Easy adventure alternative

Easy adventure alternative

Compared to Algeria, Libya or Egypt, today Morocco is definitely the cheaper and easier adventure alternative. Given the difficulties with obtaining tourist visas recently for Algeria, the troubles in Egypt and civil war in Libya, Morocco will without a doubt gain...
Different faces of the Sahara

Different faces of the Sahara

Warning: This post contains explict content and images that may offend some readers. Algerian Border Crossing Leaving Tunisia at Hazoua we simply filled in a disembarkation card upon arrival at the Tunisian border post, and our passports were duly stamped by a police...
Between Palm Trees and Sandstorms

Between Palm Trees and Sandstorms

Before we even put finger to keyboard we already know that this will be a very short post due to the connection but mostly due to the shoddy keyboard here in the Oasis town of Tozeur, Southern Tunisia. Since Etna and Adrano, we continued on our merry way with a...