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Author Archives: zollt

Northern India, Spiti valley, Australia

28th Sep 2012 – 17th Oct 2012 Northern India, Spiti valley, Australia Friday28th Sept. It has been awhile since I have written but now I am off on a little trip round northern India followed by Australia where , ostensibly, I am seeing my daughter and new grandson etc but also hope to motorbike in … Continue reading »

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To the China border and back

7th Apr 2011 – 4th Jul 2011 Thurs 7th April We have been quietly planning this trip for some time! Probably hatched about 2 years ago as a “Lets go London to Beijing on our bikes”. Unfortunately the Beijing China bit has had to go due to the enormous cost. Essentially China requires that all … Continue reading »

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Timbuktu or bust…..

10th Dec 2010 – 24th Jan 2011 Friday 10th Dec. In the midst  of getting Christmas presents etc, Clive and I are also getting ready to drive an old car ( see photo) through Europe to Morocco, North western sahara, and Mauratania  to Mali. Final destination is meant to be Bamako where the car is auctioned … Continue reading »

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The Former Yugoslavia

27th Sep 2010 – 31st Oct 2010 27th Sept. Here we are in Namur in Belgium; our first night on a trip to the former Yugoslavia. The only thing booked was this night in a Formule 1 and the Sea France ferry. The map has scarcely been looked at except for getting to this spot. … Continue reading »

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Trip to Laos 2010

2nd Feb 2010 – 26th Feb 2010 2nd Feb Tues We are off to Laos to go on a motorcycle tour of the northern part of the country with a tour company called Remote Asia. We will be riding their bikes. It will, we think, be a bit like the Cambodia trip we did two … Continue reading »

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North West Africa 2009

22nd Oct 2009 – 8th Dec 2009 Can’t resist another little trip after a long hard summer with the plum harvest etc. We are going to bike to Timbuctoo ! Since its November ,almost, we are going to cheat a bit and catch the ferry to Santander in Spain and then head south.  Back at … Continue reading »

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South America. Bolivia and Peru, Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela

13th Dec Sat We are going to be leaving Chile today after about 3 weeks travelling. We will not be sorry to say good bye to plastic processed cheese for breakfast and melted in sandwiches, and the very thin loo paper which has to be chucked after use into a bin beside the loo. We … Continue reading »

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South America 2008/9 Argentina and Chile

1st Oct 2008 – 12th Dec 2008 30th Sepember 2008 Our journey to South America begins. This time the bikes leave first . On 30th September 2008 we loaded them aboard a borrowed truck in drizzling rain and delivered them to Seafast Warehousing in Tilbury  from whence they will end up in a container on … Continue reading »

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Cambodia Trip 16th February to 5th March 2008

16th Feb 2008 – 6th Mar 2008 16th Feb 2008 – 6th Mar 2008 The Cambodia Trip Saturday Feb 16th In the planning of this trip we had decided to make the journey to Heathrow on the morning of the flight. We would need to be there by 9am which would mean getting up at … Continue reading »

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London to Cape Town 15th Jan to 10th Feb 2007

15th Jan 2007 – 10th Feb 2007 15th jan mon Off to Botswana! Only 60 kms to a ferry across the Zambezi . Zambia looks much the same here as it did in the north. I have found the motorbiking rather dull in this country. Clive has liked it.! I thought Livingstone had lots to … Continue reading »

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