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Newest Stories!

  • Jill Maden, riding around Australia on a Postie Bike! NEW posts!
  • Kevin and Kitty, around the world on a Honda Transalp, started 2013 NEW posts!
  • Arturo Romero, Panama to South America solo, 2013 NEW
  • Gail Baillargeon, retired from the US Navy 1 April 2013 and am now embarking on a life's ambition of traveling around the world on a motorcycle. No set destinations or time schedule, just want to see the world. NEW posts!
  • John and Alanna Skillington, Europe to Australia, 2006 and still going... NEW posts in 2014!

Around the World

  • Kevin and Kitty Voorwynckels, around the world on a Honda Transalp, started 2013 NEW

  • Bruce Porter and Mike Speechley - 1st May 2013; we have just 91 days to complete this RTW trip!

  • Jens Hawemann, around the world (in German, use the translate button for a great story)

  • Gail Baillargeon, retired from the US Navy 1 April 2013 and am now embarking on a life's ambition of traveling around the world on a motorcycle. No set destinations or time schedule, just want to see the world. NEW posts

  • John and Alanna Skillington, Europe to Australia, 2006 - 2007, and still going, now in the Americas... NEW posts!

  • Ant and Nikki Robinson, RTW 2011-2012

  • Tommy Foy, Intermittent RTW Dream

  • Ian Moor, Wrong way around the world, 2009 - 2013

  • Darius and Jane Skrzypiec, RTW 2008-2011

  • Claudia Sabel and Werner Steffens, RTW 2006-2013

  • Bob and Sheila Oldfield, UK, Late forties husband and wife team taking two gap years, 2010/11

  • Pat Thomson and Sheonagh Ravensdale, UK, two women around the world, 2010

  • David Newman, RTW, 2009+

  • Lynn and Joe Weatherby, RTW 2008-2015

  • Mike and Jo Hannan, RTW 07-08

  • Derek Fairless, ATW Adventure Travel

  • Richard Lindley, RTW 2006-2007

  • Hamish Oag and Emma Myatt, Asia, Australia and the Americas 2006-2007

  • Kevin Maher, across Canada, Alaska over to Siberia, down through Mongolia and on to Moscow

  • Erik Saue, Norway, around the world 2005-2007

  • Colin and Dee Masters, Wrinklies Wround the World 2006-2007

  • Craig Hutson, started his RTW travel September 2005.

  • David & Deb Welton, start to travel around the world July, 2005.

  • Cynthia Milton, UK, around the world 2004-2006, BMW R80G/S

  • Jeremy Bullard, UK, From New York to South America, NZ, Australia and Africa... until the money runs out... KTM 640 Adventure

  • Chris Smith and Liz Peel, UK, around the world, 2004 - " At £30 a day we have funds for 5 years on the road, but we only plan as far as the first week and then see how we feel and where we want to go..."

  • Florence Pierson, USA, around the world 2004-2007

  • Simon Kennedy, UK, around the world, sometimes with Rachel Delavaud, also travelling. (They just stopped travelling as of June 04, due to an "unexpected blessing" - a new son arrived!)

  • Tiffany Coates, 2001-2003, UK, around the world, sometimes with a friend, sometimes not!

  • Bruno Blum, 2001 - 2002, Switzerland, second trip around the world, through Russia and the 'stans, Japan, and Canada / USA. German flag graphic In German only, superb photos!

  • Peter & Kay Forwood, 1996-2005 and..., Australia, have been travelling the world by Harley Davidson motorcycle since Feb 1996. "Our main emphasis is travel to unusual destinations." That's an understatement. The Forwoods have now been to 150 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Europe, and through Central and South America. Horizons Unlimited is proud to host their entire trip story here. Fantastic stories and pictures!

  • Jason Homewood, RTW 2000-?? Australia, SE Asia...

  • Martin Rooiman and Jeannette Boom, Netherlands, Round the World. "My original plan to drive to Australia is changed into a RTW-trip as my girlfriend decided to join me for rest of the RTW-trip." Ukraine, Russia, Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Iran, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and who knows where next!

  • Greg Frazier, USA, motorcycle adventurer and writer, has done 5 Round the World trips. Greg's stories are always entertaining, and he has some great photos too!

  • Ken and Carol Duval, Australia, 1997-2.... Round the world. They toured North and Central America, worked in the UK for two winters and toured Europe, UK and Ireland, then London to Cairo and on to Cape Town, South Africa. Their final leg took them through Turkey, Iran, Pakistan and India on their trek homeward to Australia. Great stories and pics. And they're on the road AGAIN! NEW

  • Chris Bright, UK, September 1999 - 2002. (new site) Round the world trip. Plenty of pictures as well as the story. Also more recent trips to India.

  • Stephan and 'Chenda Solon, UK, Round the World, 2000-2001, on a Honda NTV650 street bike. Stories from Africa, South and Central America, Australia, and Asia.

  • Rob and Dafne de Jong, Netherlands, their Ride-on World Tour started on November 21st 1996, concluded in late 2001. Stories from Africa, the Middle East, Australia, New Zealand, USA, Japan and Russia. Pics from Japan, Russia and Siberia story added in English and Nederlands!

  • Grant and Susan Johnson, (your Horizons Unlimited webmasters / hosts!) Canada, RTW from north to south, 1987-1998. Maybe not the slowest trip around the world, but we're not finished yet! Hundreds of pics from Africa, South America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Antarctica.

  • Dave Barr, USA, 1990-1994. Dave rode his 1972 Harley-Davidson around the world, six continents, three and a half years and 83,000 miles. Dave is the only one to do it on a Harley - so far. He's also the only disabled person to have accomplished it. Dave is a double amputee, who lost both of his legs to a land mine explosion in Angola in 1981. Dave wrote and published "Riding The Edge," and then for an encore rode across Siberia in the winter! That story in "Riding the Ice."

  • Freddie Piscina, USA, 1996-1998. Around the world on a 1987 FLHTP, Electra Glide Harley Davidson. 18 countries, including Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, India, Pakistan, Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Cyprus, Turkey, Greece, Italy, France, Monaco, Spain, Gibraltar & Portugal. No pictures yet, but he promises there are lots!

  • Frank Campbell, Around the world in 80 days, via Russia, 2000.

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Travellers' Tales - Short Stories

  • Kevin Staddon, Kunzum La
  • The Motorcyclist - what it's all about, by Martin Eden.
  • Clayton Canfield "I take at least two, one-week tours each year, whether that is to Death Valley, Jasper National Parque, Beartooth Pass Montana, Laguna Seca MotoGP, or Prince Rupert, BC, also Spain, Chile"

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