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07/06/2014 – 365 days/30717 miles

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Mr. Ramelau (Tatamailau, in Tetum, which translates to ‘grandfather of all’) is the highest peak (2986m) in both the country of East Timor, and the whole island of Timor. During the Portuguese colonial period, it was also considered the highest…

Slippin and Sipi

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While waiting to be visafied by the Egyptians I have really being enjoying my time in Uganda , exploring Jinja and taking a side trip up to Sipi Falls , which border the Mt Elgon National Park very close to the Kenyan…

La Paz Bolivia

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Leaving Copacabana we headed the 143 km to La Paz. The views of Lake Titicaca and the snow coverd peaks of the Andes were awesome. The first step was to go 30 km to Tiquina where you need to get…

Gravel Roads

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Since we got back from the All Roads lead to the Moon tour we’ve tried to find some gravel roads to keep up our “off road” skills. In Scotland though its almost impossible, the hand full of people who own…

The Andes of Venezuela

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Rain fell off and on all night and we wake to a chilly morning in the cabana. Brian starts the stove to make a pot of coffee and boil water for tea for me. I have some oatmeal on the…

Congo Brazza & Kinshasa part2/2 (VIDEO)

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  [GR] Μέχρι να στρωθώ και να γράψω δυο κουβέντες για την απίστευτη εμπειρία που έζησα στα δύο Κονγκά, ρίξτε μια ματιά στο δεύτερο βιντεάκι για να πάρετε μια γεύση. Περισσότερες πληροφορίες, νέα και φωτογραφίες από το ταξίδι μπορείτε να…

Speke of the Source

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Today a little calmer than yesterday as I went in search of the source of the Nile , I thought it appropriate as I am making my way to the end where she finds the Mediterranean and will travel through all…

Riding into Venezuela

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Back to the border crossings again, lol. I never look forward to them, but I’m actually nervous about this next one. We’ve decided to ride into Venezuela. I’ve tried to research other ride reports, travel blogs, etc. to gather as…

Fish Eagles and Fireflies

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The ride down to Jinja was a lot more fun taking the more scenic and rural route , that Parky recommended  , a little longer but one  passes through beautiful tea plantations , village markets and lush greenery . I was feeling a little off colour…

Minaret views of Kampala

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Lazy Sundays , for some means sport , a sleep in , a long lunch , a afternoon nap , movies , mall or a late afternoon drive , my Sunday involved exploring Kampala while everybody was in church or doing…

Rain then Sun

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A weekend spent doing bike stuff which was great, a very damp Saturday down at East Fortune in the car. Derek Allan had offered us some ER6 bit which may be handy in the future so we took the opportunity…

Minca, Colombia

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After spending a few days in the intense heat of the beach, we decide to ride up to Minca which is in the hills above Santa Marta. I’m hoping climbing to just under 2000 feel will make a difference in…

Much a done in a day

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I set off early , worried about the condition of the roads after the rainy days . Not knowing how long it would take me to get to the gate to exit the park was the main driver for up and…

Arequipa & Colca Canyon

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We planned for another mega day today of 588 km on the Pan Americana. It is at least scenic south of Nazca and curves along the seaside and then inland to Arequipa. There was an amazing amount of truck traffic.…

Friends by the Forest and the Beauty of Brugge

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The Gasthaus Sonne in Niedereschach provides simple comforts and we awake to a glorious sun that seems to blur the world in the most delightful way. Before heading into Touratech HQ we take a quick ride around the area; the…

Nothern Colombia coast to Taganga

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We head east and north along the Caribbean Sea coast toward Santa Marta which is supposed to be a place where the locals go for their holidays and vacations. It’s just a few hours from Cartagena. We stop somewhere past…

Cartagena, Columbia

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Cartagena is the perfect place to enter Colombia, as it´s a picturesque and historical city near the beach. What more could you ever want in a city. We´ve already been processed by Migracion before getting the bikes, and now we…

North to Caraz

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After 2 days where our schedule had been decimated by weather, construction, and road conditions we were bagged and hoping for an easy day. Not so for ADV riders. After actually not a bad night sleep we decided to get…