Overloaded. Overtired. Only 14931 miles to go to
Cape Town. Let the trip
begin. On a ferry to France.
In Brugge now enjoying a waffle. Then off to
Germany to get
Just 100 miles to
The driving on the autobahn is yet to improve. How do you judge a car in your
mirror at double your speed?
having a great time with friends new and old. Good time to explore the city for
a few days.
soaking up the history and the sun
Thinking of getting a new bike for the load http://twitpic.com/2l7l9d
Wow, what a history. We love
BMW Berlin, you are the best, sorting out Delilah's bike tomorrow before we leave for Czech
in the morning, please let the weather be nice!!
In Czech just outside of
Prague. Been eaten alive by mozis
1000 miles done only 14000 to go
Ceske Krumlov is our next stop. Google it to see how beautiful it actually is
You've gotta love Ceske Krumlov. This is a view from our hotel terrace. http://twitpic.com/2nf97p
Linz, Austria watching an opera on the river Danube. Brilliant sound
On the autobahn in
just having dipped back into Germany
on our way to Milan
In the mountains of
Italy camping for the night. In Milan by tomorrow
At Lake Garda about 160km from
Milan, taking a quick dip and catching up on
Now camping on
. Again being chowed
by mozi's. Ouch!!! Lake
Italian drivers!!! Aaaii carumba. Get me out of here.
Just been to the
. A must do!!
Warning: by foot and nit by bike. Refer to my previous tweet. tower
Wet wet wet. I thought it was summer In Italy. We are soaked to the bones camping in the Cinque Terra area.
5hrs and 143km of mountain passes, without any rain. What more could you ask for. Camping on the coast just off Arenzano. Finally some r ...
Remember my last blog. The missing bike keys. Well ask and He shall provide. I got them back this morning. Woohoo
after a very different ride on new offroad biased tyres.
@sum1els its about time, :-) see you in a bit, we are just sorting to leave in an hour or so as well
Via Vismar Ferry - http://gpslog.cc/45.4553,12.2410
Today. Otherwise Nothing Much To
- http://gpslog.cc/35.6499,25.6975 See
Enjoying The Shade In
Syria While In Port - http://gpslog.cc/34.9100,35.8677
On the desert road in
heading towards Luxor
Sorry for the lack of updates but seems that having lost the usefulness of my Iphone has temporarily incapacitated our communications
Aswan, Egypt after a beautiful days rest on (and in)
the Nile waiting for our ferry crossing tomorrow to Wadi Halfa, Sudan
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today after a rather interesting ferry trip. All well just waiting for vehicles
Still stuck in Wady Halfa waiting for the vehicles to clear. How bored can you get?
At Karima in
checking out the pyramids heading for Khartoum
at the moment. Really enjoying this beautiful country
Having some lunch on Lake Tana before heading to
Just had breakfast. Got to sort out tyre burst on the 800 today
Sorry for lack of blog updates. Many to follow as
Ethiopia has a
ban on blogspot website for some reason
Currently in Moyale
wasting to cross over to Kenya.
Ready to tackle the dreaded road to Marsabit
Finished the Mojale to Marcebit road with fairly minimal damage to the bikes
Currently at Jungle Junction in
Nairobi. Relaxing and sorting a few things on
Now out of
Nairobi well on
our way to Uganda.
Sleeping about 20m from feeding hippos. Awesome
Just survived a heavy storm on the While Nile in
camping is going to be interesting.......
White river rafting in the morning i guess.......nice one. Might be the last time as they will be damming the
At Town View Hotel in Mubende, after a hectic ride from
Kampala. Africa’s worst road
Just visited our Compassion sponsor kids deep in the mountains, it was brilliant, think we've had enough of off-roading on the bikes now.
Heading off to
Rwanda this morning after the bikes
get a quick jetwash from last nights activities in the mud.
having some lunch before passing on to Tanzania. What lovely people
having just fixed Delilah’s bike after spills on the sand. Hope to head into Malawi on
Gotta love the Chinese. Free camping and water in their roadworks site compound just north of
in the mo ...
Currently sitting on the
waiting to get the rear shock of the 800gs fixed with no assistance from BMW
thanks very much beach of Lake Malawi
Crossed over to
Zambia today. Good to be moving
again. Heading for Lusaka
in the morning. That’s one whole country completed on a broken bike
after another long but very beautiful and twisty drive. Perfect for the bikes,
even one with a busted shock.
Not seen the falls yet but in Livingstone for a few days before leaving for
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Andre is now heading south, so he should reach SA in 2 days....that's the end of a good trip for him. We head to
Crossed the border into
Namibia today. Staying in the trees
with the elephants and buffalo below. Sweet
Note to self. Do not stay in a tree house during a really rough and violent thunder storm. It was pretty hair raising
Boerewors and eggs again for breakfast. How could you possibly go back to eating cereal. Only 250km from getting my bike fixed now. Woohoo.
Just 1 more sleep till my bike gets fixed, its been 3500km and 2,5 countries crossed with no rear shock absorber, my butt will be so relieved
BMW Windhoek fixed our bikes and gave us a R1200GS to use while we waited. Not sure Delilah wants to give it back as the rear seat is awesome
Just been sandboarding in the
Desert. Awesome. Off to Walvis Bay
in the morning
Just finished a bike run with the bikers club of
Walvis Bay. Now heading for Sossusvlei. pity about the
sand roads to get there, great fun ...
Been and done Sossulsvlei, brilliant place to visit but my camera broke due to fine sand, damn. Heading on down to SA over the next few days.
Hard days riding yesterday. Almost 500km in 40 deg heat with quarter of the riding on slow offroad. Exhausting
Not our hottest day but 43deg is pretty hot. Chilling out in springbok at the moment