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July 5th, 2011 | Asia


I thought since I have hopped onto Ronnie’s site again, I might add the following… It was about 3 years ago… I was wandering East Africa with the legend formerly known as the “Dark Destroyer” but now the legendary “Gypsy Biker”… I remember he was compiling these HUGE MS Word documents and sending them to […]

July 5th, 2011 | Asia

Kabar Bagus…(and GB’s replies…!!)

I wish I was in Indonesia with Ronnie now. Likewise Buddy…!! I’d wander the black sand beaches of the Northern Island, (done that…) climb Batur (seen that from the seat of the Big Fella…climbing is for people who can’t find the keys to their motorcycles…!!) and lie under the sun on the beaches of Legian. […]

July 5th, 2011 | Asia


My website seems to have developed a glitch that is not allowing me to upload any more photos….!! I figure that I have two choices at this moment in time….  I can wait until somebody with far more patience than I have, sorts the bloody thing out, or… I could use my laptop as a […]

April 11th, 2010 | Africa

Tanzania…in Daylight this time…!!

Breakfast was a forgettable affair, but as it was included in the price, I decided to get my stomach filled for the long day ahead… I planned to ride non-stop (ha-ha !!) to Iringa, over 500 kms to the north-east of Karonga…  The fried eggs had been in the pan about ten minutes longer than […]

April 10th, 2010 | Africa

Karonga on the Lake…

While the house still slumbered, I quietly carried all my kit through to the garage where Big Fella stood waiting… Getting tyres tied on properly was my main concern. I opted to hang them off the Top-box, and tied them down with two bungi cords, as well as a pair of tie-down straps. I was […]

February 25th, 2010 | Africa

More days like today, please…!!

Despite riding almost the entire day in pouring rain, today was a good day !! Kitted out to look like the Michelin Man in all my gear, with a full rain suit over all that, I rode out into heavy rain and thought briefly about my last trip through Africa, where it rained for 53 […]