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Sicily, Matera, and the Zona di Trulli

Sicily, Matera, and the Zona di Trulli

We arrived to the island of Sicily in Messina.  We stopped for groceries as we planned to camp tonight. We had first though to just go the 28 Km to the first camp place, but decided to press on. It actually took over 2 hours in traffic to get the 62 km to the...
Lake Como & Milano

Lake Como & Milano

We woke to overcast and some drizzle, but it soon dried up.   There is a massive fort on the hill above Briancon. We had decided after yesterdays issues with the closed passes we would head over the alps to Italy on the toll road to prevent issues. We really...
Back on the road 2016.

Back on the road 2016.

Leaving Vancouver on a beautiful Spring night! HEY SCHENGEN ZONE…..WERE BACK!! Palais Royal on the Plaza Oriente Madrid The much less glamorous side of adventure motorcycle riding. We arrived in Madrid in the evening after a long night flight from Vancouver via...
The Pyrenees

The Pyrenees

We headed out late at 11 am north again towards the Pyrenees in France. We planned out route to cross Andorra for country number 43! We had the perfect storm and over 2 hours in bumper-to-bumper traffic thru Andorra. It is a Saturday and the cross border shoppers are...
South in France

South in France

The weather has not improved much as we headed south from Lyon it got worse and worse. We plotted a course to Gordes southeast of Avignon using the secondary roads. We did not stop at Vienne as planned since seeing Roman ruins in the pouring rain is no fun. We...
Lyon France

Lyon France

Franck had big plans for us for our sightseeing visit to Lyon. It did involve quite a bit of good food and wine. The first order of the day in France is get the bread for dinner!! We did spend one day touring Lyon, but on the way we stopped in Trevoux to admire the...