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February 4th, 2011 | Asia

Adios Arabia…and Good Luck…!!

In a few hours I will board my flight to Delhi in India, to continue my journey towards Singapore via as many of the countries that I can get into, on the way… This will bring the Asian leg of my World Tour to an end… It has taken me far longer than I had […]

February 1st, 2011 | Asia

Back in the Box…!!

I arrived at the Super Express warehouse shortly before midday, having unpacked and repacked my gear the previous evening… Santos and his team of assistants were there to meet me, and within minutes, we had the Big Fella on the base pallet and ready to be dis-assembled… After a few initial grumbles, he subsided into […]

January 31st, 2011 | Asia

Back to Dubai…

Another gray day dawned over Fujairah… The Big Fella stood in a pool of water that was draining very slowly into an adjoining section of the walkway where he had been parked… It had rained on and off during the night, the rain beating an irregular tattoo on the corrugated iron roof above me… I […]

January 29th, 2011 | Asia

Charging into Sharjah…

Time, in the greater scheme of things, was running out for me… While checking through my documents, I suddenly realised that my Indian visa expired on the 19th of February… That was less than three weeks away…!! I had never intended to spend much time in India anyway, as I had heard that if the […]

January 22nd, 2011 | Asia

Liwa to Al Ain…

Although it was no longer raining when I left Liwa, cloud hung heavily over the entire area… The highway was slick with rain that had fallen earlier that morning… In Madinat Zayed, chaos reigned…!! The main road running through the city was flooded in a number of places. Lanes had been closed and traffic was […]

January 20th, 2011 | Asia

Lowdown from Lima…

The Lima Oasis is a crescent shaped area that lies far south of Abu Dhabi, and close to the Saudi Arabian Border… Wherever in this endless sea of sand you’d like to draw that particular line…!! Very few people I spoke to could agree exactly where the border lay, and even fewer of them cared… […]