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April 23rd, 2012 | Colombia

The Ride to Cali… Sometimes the Road is King…!!

We were up early, and wanted to get on the road as quickly as possible… Our plans were somewhat thwarted by the deep slumber of our hosts…!! Fabio and I got the bikes out into the street, and we loaded all our gear and were ready to ride, but still the house and the rooms […]

February 25th, 2012 | Argentina

Back in B.A. …!!

The last few days in Buenos Aires have been hectic to say the least…!! My good friend Ezequiel was at the airport to meet me, and together we drove out to Dakar Motors to collect my shock absorbers… Javier and Sandra had just seen off a few other long distance bikers on their KTM’s and […]

January 18th, 2012 | Argentina

Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap…!!

As mentioned in my previous post, having anything repaired in Ushuaia, will cost you an arm and a leg…!! Rip-off artists abound…!! When I rode into town on my first day here, to find somebody to repair the leaking hole in my back tyre, I was accompanied by my Argentine friends… Had they not been […]

April 28th, 2010 | Africa

Into Uganda…

I left Eldoret at 9.00am, after a long and interesting discussion with what seemed like all the male staff of the hotel. They followed me downstairs to the basement, and gathered around the Big Fella, asking questions ten to the dozen, and marveling at the answers I gave… They helped me tie everything in place, […]

April 19th, 2010 | Africa

More about M.A.F. …

As mentioned in previous posts, I came into contact with M.A.F. for the first time in Dodoma, where they have a base on the edge of the Dodoma Airfield. Mission Aviation Fellowship was established in 1945, and at the end of the Second World War, there were an abundance of pilots, and not enough work […]

April 16th, 2010 | Africa

A Major Change of Plan…!!

Over the last two days, I have pored over my maps, working out the best route to get me to Rwanda. I have spoken to many of the locals, asking their opinions, and comparing them to what I have been told by guys from the Dar Bikers, a group of friends that keep in touch, […]