"Having trekked to Everest Base Camp, rafted down the Sun-Kosi River in Nepal, travelled extensively through the Australian deserts, rode BMW motorbikes through Asia, and travelled overland from Hong Kong to Pakistan through China we were after another adventure.
In 1998/1999 myself, Geoff Kingsmill, a computer consultant from Alice Springs Australia, my wife Kienny and nine year old daughter Su-lin shipped our Toyota Landcruiser to South Africa and then drove to London. The lure of Africa was just too much so in 2000 we spent two months travelling through the Sahara Desert in Tunisia and Libya.
Not being content, we hit the road again in 2004 and drove through Russia, Mongolia and Scandinavia to Europe, starting in Vladivostok on the sea of Japan and finishing in London, some 25,000km to the west."
Very good, plenty of info on Africa (of special interest is the Sudan - Ethiopia - Egypt bits); Russian and Mongolia. Please find the updated information on using a GPS in Russia and Mongolia.
Adventure Motorcycle Riding & Touring in Australia, lots of good information, rides etc.
Australian Government site with excellent worldwide travel info, tips, embassy addresses etc. Click on Travel Tips section
Haydn and Dianne Durnell, Australia, Alaska to Ushuaia 2004-5, on a Harley-Davidson. Now on a GS, they're still going (2008 in India)
Aussie Bike Tours is the original, largest and most professional all-inclusive guided Harley-Davidson and BMW motorbike tours company in Australia.
David McGonigal is an Australian travel author and photographer, finished a two year motorcycle tour around the world with his scientist wife, Lynn Woodworth. It began in Antarctica, up through the Americas, across Europe into Africa and back through Russia and Central Asia. David and Lynn started November 1, 1996.
...information regarding rides for a group of riders in Sydney, Australia.
From Australia, around the world on a Harley, 1996 to whenever... As of April 2005, still going at 150 countries and counting. Great site, with lots of interesting stories and routes!
"Let our guide take you to the best locations and tour one of the most beautiful countries in the world."
"Solo 7,000+ km trip around Europe in 2005 on a Vespa PX200. Everyone else my age, ie mid 20's, seems to do Europe via the rail systems or specific touring bus networks. The same old crowd seemingly shipping themselves from major city hostel to hostel, but what appealed to me was what was between these destinations, and this is where the adventures really were."
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