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Long Distance Touring

Portugal and Spain 2015

Portugal and Spain Oct 2015 Oct 8th Thursday Have been really running to get what I want done before leaving. I fail on some but a couple I can finish on the way or later. Head off on the packed motorbike to Fakenham to meet Jo. We are both two people with too much to … Continue reading »

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Trip to Scotland May/ June 2015

Sunday 24th After a lovely party on Saturday at a friends we sorted ourselves out on Sunday morning and then set off for Richmond in Yorkshire where we had booked a room because it is a bank holiday weekend and things were pretty booked up. As it was this room was in an inn and … Continue reading »

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Indonesia 2014

  Oct 4th The last week here at home before the off has been the usual count down to tieing up all sorts of loose ends. I have a kind of pile that I add to now and then ready for packing…it is strewn on the floor of the landing. The weather has been glorious … Continue reading »

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Trip to Greece 19th May to 10th June 2014

A short report on our latest motorbike trip. Destination was Southern Peloponnese, an area of Greece that I have never been to but Clive had a couple of years before with Jason Mardell. I have never been south of the Corinthian canal. Plan was to go through France  via The “route de Grande Alpes” to … Continue reading »

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Cape Town to Cape Town 2013

1st October First new diary for this new website for me. After two years apart Clive and I are back together again. He arrived back in Norfolk not long before the plum harvest. It has been a very busy plum harvest this year after two years of really bad harvests so that was good. It … Continue reading »

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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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